Higher intake of processed meat, unprocessed red meat or poultry was associated with a small increased risk of incident CVD. For all-cause mortality, a small increased risk was observed with higher intake of processed meat or unprocessed red meat.
This retrospective observational study using heart rate data from wearable devices found that average resting HR varies widely between individuals, but is more consistent over time within individuals.
Adults who started primary CV preventive pharmacotherapy showed higher BMI and more inactivity, but reduced smoking and alcohol consumption after about 4 years than those not taking drugs.
This study evaluated a community-based screening approach in 8 barbershops in Brooklyn, New York and found a prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes in 9.0% of the black male participants.
Several studies suggest that a healthy Nordic diet, which differs from the Mediterranean diet in that it contains berries and uses canola instead of olive oil, has beneficial effects, but the evidence is limited.
This proof-of-concept randomized study showed that 2-hour exposure to diesel fumes affects endothelial function, vascular wall properties, fibrinolysis and inflammation markers.
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Atlas working group has published a report on CVD statistics in 2019 across 56 member countries of the ESC.
Sex-specific analysis of BP trajectories using data of >32,000 individuals indicates that BP elevation during life span increased faster in women than in men, starting at 30 years.
This prospective study showed that 6 months training and completion of a first-time marathon results in a reduction in blood pressure and aortic stiffness in healthy participants.
DIabetes summit Prof. Mathieu concludes that clinical practice lags behind regarding available evidence on management of T2DM. She considers what causes this gap and who needs to act to change it.
A longitudinal study in Japan revealed that being overweight/obese at age 3, or having had an overweight/obese mother before she was pregnant is predictive of overweight/obesity at 15 years in girls.
Although diabetes care is highly organized in the Netherlands, CV morbidity and mortality rates in T2DM patients have not come down from 2008 to 2016 and life years lost remains considerably high.