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Risk Of Cognitive Decline Higher In Those With Diabetes, Heart Disease
2013-06-05 08:16:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Patients who suffer from cardiovascular disease (CVD) and Type 2 diabetes also face an increased risk of cognitive decline, according to new research scheduled for publication in the Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications. According to Christina E. Hugenschmidt, lead author of the study and a professor of gerontology and geriatric medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, the results of the institute´s Diabetes Heart...

2013-04-16 19:29:18

Many people survive their cancers, but end up dying of cardiovascular disease (CVD). New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center finds that CVD risk factors may be overlooked during survivorship care. Kathryn E. Weaver, Ph.D., assistant professor of social sciences and health policy at Wake Forest Baptist, and colleagues surveyed survivors of breast, prostate, colorectal and gynecologic cancers in search of answers. "Increasingly, we are concerned about cardiovascular health in...

2012-10-01 10:19:48

Figures show significant drop in mortality, but the scale of the problem is huge and will increase The statistics show that efforts to reduce heart disease deaths are successful, with mortality now falling in most of the continent. At the same time, the report shows the huge burden CVD presents to Europe's health, and suggests that underlying factors may cause CVD to increase in the near future. The figures show some progress. Since the 2008 report there has been a substantial drop in...


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