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March 25 through March 31 marks National Physicians’ Week, a time dedicated to recognizing and thanking doctors for the sacrifices they make to take care of all of us. Doctors work tirelessly to help people when they are most in need, and in spite of the important role they play in our lives, they often…

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On February 9, 2018 at 10:00 am EST, join CardioCareLive for a roundtable discussion on the new guidelines for the treatment of heart failure. In this second part of our series on Implementing Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy for Patients with Heart Failure, the panelists will discuss multidisciplinary approaches to implementing the guidelines – specifically, the challenges…

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February is shaping up to be a busy time on the PlatformQ Health network. This month’s live broadcasts include a panel discussion on the new Heart Failure Guidelines and information about the latest treatment strategies for schizophrenia, as well as programs with Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) and Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)…

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Our understanding of congestion heart failure has been rapidly evolving over the past decade.  Heart failure is a leading cause of mortality globally and in the US. It is the final end-point of various cardiac diseases.  When the cardiac muscles fail, hypertrophy of the cardiac muscle cells is commonly observed. This hypertrophy of cardiomyoctes is…

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The discovery of the relationship between lipids and cardiovascular disease was first made in the 1960s. Following this, an urgent need was filled by the founding of lipid lowering medications, with statins being the gold standard of therapy. However, the consequences of lipid disorders and cardiovascular disease remain prevalent despite this knowledge. Patients with familial…

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Editor’s note: This article on new treatment options for heart failure also applies to HCPs caring for patients living with diabetes. Our sister site, CardioCareLive.com, hosted this online CME session.  In the United States there are about 5.7 million people diagnosed with heart failure (HF), most of them female. With 870,000 new HF patients diagnosed annually, the 2012…

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Editor’s note: This article on CVD Residual Risk addresses the HCP treatment and management of patients living with diabetes who have an increased risk for heart disease.  If you are interested in more information you can visit our sister site, CardioCareLive for more information.  An expert cardiologist, takes an in-depth look at CVD residual risk. Topics covered…

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