Team Up: Patient-Centered Geriatric Cardiology

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The combination of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease in particular "is a real challenge because each individual problem is complex in its management and when you put them together it can be overwhelming for patients as well as clinicians," says Larry A. Allen, MD, MHS, FACC, in a recent Cardiology article.

James N. Kirkpatrick, MD, FACC, adds that one main takeaway from this concept of multimorbidity is that even though cardiovascular specialists are very good at focusing on our particular organ, the reality is that the older patients have many comorbidities that affect their cardiovascular disease. Read more.

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