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Less than 1 in 5 adults with type 2 diabetes in the US are meeting optimal heart health targets

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Fewer than 1 in 5 adults with Type 2 diabetes in the U.S. are meeting targets to reduce heart disease risk. Fortunately, available therapies can help when combined with new approaches that address social determinants of health and other barriers to care, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement published today in the Association’s flagship journal Circulation. A scientific statement is an expert analysis of current research and may inform future clinical practice guidelines. “This new scientific statement is an urgent […]

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Smoking increases CHD risk among Black adults

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April 04, 2021 1 min read Source/Disclosures Published by: Disclosures: Oshunbade and Goff report no relevant financial disclosures. Please see the study for all other authors’ relevant financial disclosures. ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide your email address to receive an email when new articles are posted on . “ data-action=”subscribe”> Subscribe We were unable to process your request. Please try again later. If you continue to […]

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