JACC: Case Reports: Why Are We Not There Yet?

"Despite major advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, and therapies for women in the past decades, cardiovascular disease remains their leading cause of morbidity and mortality. Although considered a problem predominantly for men in the past century, the emergence of sex-specific recommendations for women dramatically decreased their cardiovascular mortality, beginning in the year 2000," writes Nanette K. Wenger, MD, MACC, in the latest issue of JACC: Case Reports. In the viewpoint, Wenger discusses how increasing diversity and improving inclusiveness are requisites to ensuring equitable cardiovascular care for women. Read more.