News tagged with cardiovascular care

Self-monitoring of blood glucose protocol cuts hs-CRP

(HealthDay)—Among patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes, a structured self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) protocol correlates with reductions in the level of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein ...

Mar 07, 2013
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Reducing your risk of heart disease

February is American Heart Month but living a heart healthy lifestyle is important anytime of the year. That's because cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of Americans – one in three of us will die from heart ...

Feb 06, 2013
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Islet transplant may slow progression of atherosclerosis

Minimally invasive islet transplantation for patients with type 1 diabetes achieves insulin independence and reverses the progression of atherosclerosis in the first few years after transplant, according to a University of ...

Jan 28, 2013
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Radial access should be first choice for PCI, ESC says

The radial approach for percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) was developed 20 years ago and is used for more than 50% of procedures in France, Scandinavian countries, the UK, Spain and Italy. Despite the advantages of ...

Jan 28, 2013
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Retinopathy severity linked to cardiovascular outcome

(HealthDay)—For individuals with type 2 diabetes, incident cardiovascular outcomes are determined not only by the severity of diabetic retinopathy but also by its progression, according to research published ...

Jan 25, 2013
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