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Need-to-know information from new clinical research in cardiovascular disease prevention

Publication date: Friday, 23 February 2018
Contributor(s): Sue Lyon

Stories in this Evidence in Practice include:

  • Health survey for England, 2016: The good and the bad news
  • Healthy lifestyle changes have a long-term benefit for type 2 diabetes prevention
  • Weight loss diets reduce the risk of premature death for people with obesity
  • Very low calorie diet can achieve a remission of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Dash diet plus sodium reduction lowers systolic blood pressure
  • Long-term follow-up underscores benefits of lowering LDL-C in CVD primary prevention
  • Blood pressure self-monitoring is more effective with professional support
  • AF and other chronic conditions = higher risk of death
  • Clinical trials underestimate the real-world impact of Atherosclerotic CVD
  • The burden of heart failure continues to rise in the UK
Sponsorship information:
Produced in collaboration with Public Health England and NHS England who contributed towards content. BHR contributed towards the publication funding but had no role in design or content. Final editorial control rests with the authors and editors.
Topics covered:
Category: Evidence in Practice
Edition: Volume 10 Number 1 January 2018
Print edition page(s): S9-S13
Contributor(s): Sue Lyon

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