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High fitness level delayed aging-related BP increase in men

September 18, 2014

Men with high levels of fitness experienced abnormal systolic BP later in life compared with men of lower fitness levels, according to new findings.

“Since regular physical activity is the primary and most modifiable determinant of fitness level, our results underscore the importance for a man to increase his regular physical activity to prevent his natural, aging-related rise in [BP],” Junxiu Liu, MD, from the department of epidemiology and biostatistics at the Arnold School of Public Health at University of South Carolina, said in a press release.

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Gestational diabetes increased type 2 diabetes, CV risk

September 18, 2014
The risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases is increased with pregnancies complicated by gestational diabetes that end in stillbirth, according to research…
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Regular exercise prevented age-related left ventricular stiffening

September 18, 2014
In a new study, regular exercise was associated with preservation of left ventricular compliance and distensibility, but the same link was not observed with casual…
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Worsening renal function increased mortality, readmission risks among acute HF patients

September 18, 2014
LAS VEGAS — Patients with acute HF who experienced worsening renal function, particularly persistently worsening function, were at increased risk for mortality and…
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Bernard De Bruyne, MD, PhD, offers investigator insight into FAME II

September 18, 2014
BARCELONA, SPAIN — In this video, Bernard De Bruyne, MD, PhD, of the Cardiovascular Center Aalst, Onze Lieve…
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Risk Management in the Cardiovascular Disease Arena: Focus on Glycemic Control

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

Among the multiple comorbidities and complications that are associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)…
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