Category: TCTMD Articles

CVD Risk for Women Rises After Gestational Diabetes

October 16, 2017

“Women who experience gestational diabetes are at a substantially higher risk of having cardiovascular disease later in life, although this effect is attenuated by subsequent improvements in lifestyle and weight loss, according to an observational study.”

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Sky-High US Obesity Rates Aren’t Coming Down

October 13, 2017

“Though there are signs that the increase in obesity rates is slowing in the United States, the proportion of adults and young people who are obese remains at an all-time high, according to the latest government data.”

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Multiarterial CABG Gets a Boost in Retrospective Analysis

October 12, 2017

“Another retrospective analysis suggests that compared with the standard CABG practice of using the left internal thoracic artery (LITA) supplemented by saphenous vein grafts, multiple arterial grafting is associated with long-term survival and morbidity advantages.”

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