Eagle’s Eye View: What are the Benefits and Drawbacks of Vegetarian and Vegan Diets?

In this week’s View, Dr. Eagle explores the benefits and drawbacks of vegetarian and vegan diets. He then discusses LDL cholesterol reduction for primary prevention of major vascular events in the elderly. Finally, Dr. Eagle examines the lack of association between fluoroquinolone and aortic aneurysm or dissection.

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Clinical Topics: Cardiac Surgery, Diabetes and Cardiometabolic Disease, Dyslipidemia, Geriatric Cardiology, Prevention, Vascular Medicine, Aortic Surgery, Cardiac Surgery and Arrhythmias, Lipid Metabolism, Nonstatins, Novel Agents, Statins, Diet, Cardiovascular Care Team

Keywords: EaglesEyeView, Cardiometabolic Risk Factors, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Diet, Vegan, Diet, Vegetarian, Neoplasms, Patient Care Team, Atherosclerosis, Cholesterol, LDL, Dyslipidemias, Geriatrics, Primary Prevention, Aneurysm, Dissecting, Aortic Aneurysm, Cephalosporins, Fluoroquinolones, Vascular Diseases

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