Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
Abstract:A case on cardiovascular risk reduction is presented. Multiple cardiovascular risks (dyslipidemia, hypertension, and diabetes) are addressed. Management of the metabolic syndrome and appropriate testing for the newer cardiovascular marker, C-reactive protein, are also discussed. The case emphasizes the importance of patient education about chronic disease states, which are often asymptomatic.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: June 1, 2006
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