Approximately 50% of patients with heart failure have heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF). HFrEF morbidity and mortality are altered favorably with the use of guideline-directed medical therapy. Multiple drug therapies have informed evidence-based therapies for the treatment of HFrEF.
Investigators found consuming more processed meat, unprocessed red meat, or poultry (but not fish) was closely connected to a higher risk for incident cardiovascular disease. Meanwhile, consuming processed meat or unprocessed red meat (but neither fish nor poultry) was strongly associated with a higher risk of all-cause mortality.
A new study shows the benefits of developing a case management program to monitor women with pregnancy-related hypertension. Researchers found evidence of high compliance, retention, and patient satisfaction with a postpartum remote hypertension monitoring protocol.
In a cohort of 15,480 adults with diabetes, there was no significant difference in the risk of serious vascular events when comparing supplementation with 1 g of omega-3 fatty acid vs. an olive oil placebo.