cardiovascular disease


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It is well documented that people with SMI die 10 to 15 years earlier than the general population, largely due to cardiovascular disease, including heart disease, heart attack and stroke.
Currently, we know that obesity is associated with incident cardiovascular disease at a general population level.
Of 603 patients from a convenience sample of adults who met 1987 ACR criteria for RA classification, 230 had at least one documented cardiovascular disease event, and those patients, compared with patients without a cardiovascular disease event, had significantly lower total hip and lumbar spine bone mineral density, and were four times as likely to have osteoporosis (60% vs.
The main outcome measures were first diagnosis of cardiovascular disease (myocardial infarction, coronary heart disease, stroke, and transient ischaemic attack) recorded in general practice records.
However, the exact mechanisms by which maternal obesity increases the risk of metabolic and cardiovascular disease in the offspring have not been established.
Cardiovascular diseases are the number-one cause of death for Americans, with coronary heart disease and stroke killing more than 650,000 people every year.
7 times more likely to have a medical claim for cardiovascular disease within 1 year of their diagnosis than were similaraged postmenopausal women without an index diagnosis of osteoporosis.
17 The Link Between Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease.
It is recommended that patients with diabetes mellitus but without symptomatic cardiovascular disease should receive lipid-lowering therapy to keep LDL levels no more than 100 mg/dL.
Possible benefits include reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer, age-related macular degeneration and cataracts.
pneumoniae and human cytomegalovirus); 2) outline a preliminary public health strategy (noting the potential involvement of CDC) that will correctly address the role of infection in cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment.
FOLMOR effectively lowers elevated homocysteine levels, one of the many controllable risk factors associated with the development of cardiovascular disease, while hindering the harmful effects of oxidative stress which can lead to the development of cardiovascular disease.
ATLANTA -- Renal dysfunction is independently associated with incident cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to findings from a prospective Dutch cohort study.
Key words: arsenic, arsenite, blood vessels, calcium sensitization, cardiovascular disease, myosin light chain phosphorylation, vasoconstriction.
A total of 12,038 women had an index diagnosis of osteoporosis, and 43% of them had a coexisting claim for cardiovascular disease within 1 year before or after the diagnosis.
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