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Waist size may be better than BMI for predicting heart disease, study finds

PCNA SmartBrief | Apr 07, 2016

A bigger waist size among patients with diabetes may be a better predictor of heart disease than body weight or BMI, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology's annual meeting. The study showed left ventricle heart function declined as waist circumference increased. HealthDay News (04/02)


New guidelines cover post-stroke rehabilitation

PCNA SmartBrief | May 05, 2016

Survey: Concerns about weight may be barrier to heart health for women

PCNA SmartBrief | Apr 07, 2016

Updated "Get Tough on Angina" patient education tool

PCNA SmartBrief | Apr 28, 2016

USPSTF recommends daily aspirin for some to prevent heart disease, colon cancer

PCNA SmartBrief | Apr 14, 2016

Study examines warfarin safety in patients with AFib

PCNA SmartBrief | Apr 21, 2016

Vitamin D tied to improved heart function in patients with heart failure

PCNA SmartBrief | Apr 07, 2016

Sugary sodas have heart-health consequences, study finds

PCNA SmartBrief | Apr 28, 2016

Remnant cholesterol tied to CV events in diabetes, study finds

PCNA SmartBrief | Apr 14, 2016

NAFLD may be risk factor for early CVD, death, study says

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