AHA EPI/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions

The latest news from the AHA EPI/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions, with physician perspective, researcher insights and more.

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Embrace food as an 'integral part of medicine' to shift focus from intervention to prevention

October 16, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Culinary medicine, a new and still-evolving area of medicine, has the potential to reduce the prevalence of various diseases and…
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Pain is likely comorbid, co-contributory to negative CV outcomes

October 15, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Determine what type of pain a patient has, what the pain is trying to signal and then consider a multimodal approach as it…
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For most cancer survivors, preventative CVD treatment, surveillance needed

October 15, 2016
LAS VEGAS — It is important for primary care doctors to understand the cardiovascular disease risks for cancer survivors and how to monitor…
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Pregnancy history can inform a woman's future risk of heart disease

October 15, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Physicians can help reduce a woman's risk of cardiovascular disease by taking into account her pregnancy history, according to an…
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Coach your patients to be 'lifestyle change black belts'

October 15, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Develop a partnership with the patient as a coach and figure out what is the patient’s motivation for healthy lifestyle…
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Expert reports success in improving depression, resilience with wellness intervention

October 14, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Both patients and physicians can benefit from a validated wellness intervention, Saundra Jain, MD, PsyD, LPC, from the University…
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8 strategies to increase wellness, cope with physician burnout

October 14, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Physicians can reclaim the joy in their practice and apply strategies to mitigate their risk of burnout, according to an expert…
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Motivate your patients to move 150 minutes a week, seek good sleep hygiene

October 14, 2016
LAS VEGAS — The message was clear from two experts: primary care physicians should increase their role in the reduction of cardiometabolic risk…
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Physician burnout is a risk to the physician and the patient

October 14, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Despite the “great recipe” for success, and the personal and professional fulfillment that a physician may have
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2016 Cardiometabolic Risk Summit to feature comorbidity education, wellness workshops

August 15, 2016
The North American Center for Continuing Medical Education has announced the schedule for its 5th Annual Cardiometabolic Risk Summit. As detailed in…