New JACC Webinar Examines Burden of CVD in South America
A new webinar based on the JACC special report, "Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases and Risk Factors," examines cardiovascular disease trends and modifiable risks in South America. Moderator Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, is joined by panelists Edgardo Escobar, MD, FACC Juan F. Granada, MD; Gláucia Maria Moraes de Oliveira, MD, MSc, PhD, FACC; and Daniel José Piñeiro, MD, FACC, in a discussion outlining on the most prevalent modifiable risk factors in the region, the implications of these findings on clinical practice, how clinicians can address modifiable risks with patients, and health policy considerations. The webinar is the third in a series developed by JACC, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, and the National Institutes of Health's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Watch the webinar and access related resources on JACC.org.