Latest Cardiovascular diseases Stories

2012-05-29 07:59:51

Aiming for & incentivizing strict BP control for all patients means some are being over-treated -- but an individualized approach could help Aggressive efforts to lower blood pressure in people with diabetes are paying off — perhaps too well, according to a new study The research shows that there have been dramatic improvements in blood pressure control among patients with diabetes in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, with as many as 82 percent of patients having blood...

2012-05-22 02:39:30

Behavioral support from peers and primary care office staff can help patients improve their blood pressure control by as much as starting a new drug, a new study found. Barbara J. Turner, M.D., M.S.Ed., M.A., M.A.C.P., of UT Medicine San Antonio, is the senior author. The randomized, controlled trial examined whether six months of intervention – behavioral support from peers and primary care office staff – could benefit African-American patients who had poor control of systolic...

2012-05-21 23:02:26

This conference will not only investigate the latest findings, but also explore optional therapies recommended in the fight to both prevent and contain the world's most virulent killer: heart disease. Barcelona, Spain (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 It is a pleasure to announce that The 2nd International Conference on Prehypertension and Cardio Metabolic Syndrome will be held in vibrant, colorful Barcelona, Spain, from January 31 - February 3, 2013. Recently, mounting evidence of the correlation...

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