Because coronary disease
and heart attacks are so closely related, researchers in the past have assumed they're the same thing.
2002 cholesterol-treatment guidelines, but a larger number of studies showed something else: Patients with a history of MI had a substantially higher rate of subsequent MIs or cardiovascular deaths than patients with diabetes but no coronary disease
When diagnosed with coronary disease
, South Asians in the community are doing worse and are not satisfied.
But he added that he'd like to see additional, confirmatory evidence of a PTSD and coronary disease
link before suggesting a more aggressive coronary work-up in PTSD patients.
Unlike earlier studies, it looked not just at deaths, but also at heart attacks, coronary disease
, strokes and clogged arteries.
Sufficient data were available for 80 of the women with no history of coronary disease
to allow risk stratification based on National Cholesterol Education Program guidelines.
A People with diabetes sometimes have diffuse coronary disease
, or plaques that run throughout the arteries, which make their arteries look "small" when they are really normal in size, just plugged more.
lowered the level of a blood protein linked to coronary disease
twice as much as Zocor alone.
Simvastatin and niacin, antioxidant vitamins, or the combination for the prevention of coronary disease
Studies have shown that two tablespoons a day of plant extract margarine (look for Benecol and Take Control) can reduce low-density lipoprotein levels (the bad cholesterol) by 10%, which is why the broader claim, that these foods can reduce your risk of coronary disease
, is now being permitted.
However, the effects of changes in diet and lifestyle on trends in coronary disease
are largely unknown.
HEART disease kills more women than men and a shocking one in four females in Scotland die of coronary disease
each year, according to a new report.
The answer is: These drugs do not wipe out coronary disease
Beyond those known factors," says Garfein, "there is a huge number of people who have coronary disease
without any of these risk factors.
Several recent reports have comprehensively reviewed the evidence from individual-based epidemiological studies suggesting a protective relationship between alcohol consumption and coronary disease