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Topic: Cardiovascular risk - Primary Care

Wednesday, 07 November 2018
Physical activity could result in a less severe stroke, according to a new Swedish study. Even light physical activity such as walking 4 hours per week and moderate physical activity for 2-3 hours per week appear to have a beneficial impact.
Thursday, 10 December 2020
Bev Cox and Jim Moore discuss the limitations created by COVID-19 and how primary care teams can continue to deliver quality cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention services.
Category: Webinars
Thursday, 17 January 2019
A new study shows that asking patients simple questions about their weight at the ages of 20 and 40 provides valuable information to aid prediction of future cardiovascular disease.
Wednesday, 07 November 2018
Frequent fluctuations in blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol and BMI can have a serious effect on heart health and life expectancy. In a new study from South Korea, sudden changes in metabolic health parameters were associated with an increased risk of heart attacks, strokes and premature death.
Monday, 19 March 2018
New research shows that the earlier a person is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, the higher their risk of death from heart disease and stroke. In almost all countries of the world, diabetes rates are increasing substantially in younger adults, aged 20-45 years. This increase means there is a steadily growing pool of diabetes patients who are exposed to diabetes for a longer period in their lives.

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