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Mayo Clinic focuses new cholesterol guidance on diet, exercise

PCNA SmartBrief | Aug 21, 2014

A Mayo Clinic task force reviewed scientific evidence on the treatment related to cholesterol and cardiovascular disease. The team recommended exercise and diet for three to six months before re-evaluating and then prescribing statin medication if needed. DailyRx.com (08/14)


USPSTF recommends interventions for overweight patients facing CV risks

PCNA SmartBrief | Aug 28, 2014

Study links exercise to a lower risk of heart failure

PCNA SmartBrief | Sep 04, 2014

Study: Low-carb diet better for weight loss, CVD risk

PCNA SmartBrief | Sep 04, 2014

Decrease seen in deaths, hospitalizations due to stroke, heart disease

PCNA SmartBrief | Aug 21, 2014

Reduced inflammation seen with diet, exercise intervention

PCNA SmartBrief | Aug 21, 2014

ECG changes may be a tool in cardiovascular risk assessment

PCNA SmartBrief | Aug 28, 2014

Study: Use total CVD risk to determine hypertension treatment

PCNA SmartBrief | Aug 21, 2014

New cholesterol guidelines lead to a moderate hike in statin use

PCNA SmartBrief | Aug 28, 2014

Study links small weight gain with higher blood pressure

PCNA SmartBrief | Sep 11, 2014


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Familial Hypercholesterolemia Awareness Day

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New on-demand ACS patient medication adherence course offered

PCNA SmartBrief | Sep 11, 2014

New USPSTF recommendations on physical activity for CVD prevention in adults with CV risk factors

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