Medscape and ACC Centers of Excellence

MedScape and ACC

The ACC has collaborated with Medscape to create two Centers of Excellence on the topics of Cardiovascular Risk Reduction and Heart Failure. This collaboration will expand the reach of expert information, including best practices in CV medicine, to improve patient care.

June 23, 2020
Novel Lipid Therapies: 5 Things to Know
Alan P. Jacobsen, MB, BCh, BAO; Eamon Y. Duffy, MD, MBA; Seth S. Martin, MD, MHS
This article offers physicians five things to know about novel pharmacotherapies targeting low-density lipoprotein (LDL), lipoprotein a, and triglycerides (TG) to help prevent patients' risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD).

May 28, 2020
Heart Failure Prevention Post-Myocardial Infarction:5 Things to Know
Musa A. Sharkawi, MBBCh; Ajar Kochar, MD, MHS
This article offers physicians five things to know about the prevention and management of HF in patients after MI.

January 28, 2020
Effecting Dietary Modifications in Patients: 5 Things to Know
Amit Khera, MD, MSc, FACC; Susan G. Rodder, MS, RDN, LD
This article offers physicians five things to know about effecting successful dietary modifications in patients.

December 11, 2019
2019 CVD Primary Prevention Guideline: 5 Things to Know
Erin D. Michos, MD, MHS; Andi Shahu, MD, MHS
To enhance patient care and lower the prevalence and incidence of CVD, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) published concise guideline recommendations for the primary prevention of CVD.

November 15, 2019
The Role of Non-statin Therapy for Secondary Prevention of ASCVD: Clinical Case
Salim S. Virani, MD, PhD, FACC; Xiaoming Jia, MD; Jay H. Shubrook, DO
Case Presentation: A 64-year-old woman sees her cardiologist for a routine follow-up visit after a second myocardial infarction (MI).

November 1, 2019
2018 Updated AHA/ACC Multisociety Cholesterol Guideline: 5 Things to Know
Neil J. Stone, MD, FACC; Scott M. Grundy MD, PhD
The updated 2018 AHA/ACC Multisociety Cholesterol Guideline further refined the secondary prevention category and expanded the scope of primary prevention to include all age groups. This piece offers five things to know about the 2018 AHA/ACC guideline.

October 16, 2019
Aspirin Recs Go Topsy-Turvy in New Guidelines: Now What?
Michael D. Miedema, MD, MPH; J. William McEvoy, MB BCh, MHS
ACC/AHA primary prevention guideline authors Bill McEvoy and Mike Miedema discuss practical aspects of aspirin use after its recent downgrade based on studies showing little to no benefit.

June 19, 2019
Cardiologists Must 'Get Up To Speed' on Treating Diabetes
Cardiologists currently see more patients with diabetes than do endocrinologists, according to a study presented at the 2019 Endocrine Society Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Despite these figures, many cardiovascular (CV) specialists report being poorly equipped to address diabetes with novel agents.

April 11, 2019
CVD Primary Prevention Guideline Puts Patients Center Stage
Salim S. Virani, MD, PhD, FACC; Donna K. Arnett, MSPH, PhD; Erin D. Michos, MD, MHS
Watch Writing Committee Members discuss the new Guideline for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease.

February 25, 2019
Medscape/ACC Survey Looks at CV Risk Factor Management
The Survey Sheds Light on How Cardiologists Currently Address Diet and Lifestyle, Hypertension, and Type 2 Diabetes in Their Patients.

Clinical Topics: Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies, Prevention, Acute Heart Failure

Keywords: Heart Failure, Risk Reduction Behavior, Risk Factors, Primary Prevention

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