Journal Wrap

Kim A. Eagle, MD, MACC

The hottest research from various peer-reviewed journals – handpicked weekly by the ACC.org Editorial Board led by Kim A. Eagle, MD, MACC.

Poor CV Health in Young Adulthood Associated With Premature CVD Events

In the U.S. and many high-income countries, premature cardiovascular disease is on the rise. There is a strong association between early-life cardiovascular health and premature cardiovascular disease events, highlighting the need for regular monitoring of cardiovascular health through young adulthood and beyond, according to a research letter published in Circulation.

Review Explores Role of Antithrombotic Therapy For Vascular Disease in Patients With DM

Despite the growing number of studies on antithrombotic therapies for the treatment of vascular disease, randomized controlled trials (RCTs), particularly for secondary prevention, are scarce for patients with diabetes mellitus (DM), according to a review published in the European Heart Journal.

NCDR Study Identifies Significant Predictors of HF After Acute MI

Among patients diagnosed with acute myocardial infarction (MI) without a history of heart failure (HF), nearly one in five patients developed HF within five years after discharge, according to a study published in The American Journal of Cardiology.

Clinical Topics: Diabetes and Cardiometabolic Disease, Dyslipidemia, Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies, Prevention, Vascular Medicine, Atherosclerotic Disease (CAD/PAD), Lipid Metabolism, Nonstatins, Acute Heart Failure, Exercise

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