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News: Consultant 360 Metabolic Disease Articles March 2019

New Metabolic Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

Heart Attacks Are Becoming More Common Among Young People

Researchers of the ARIC Surveillance study evaluated whether the incidence and management of acute myocardial infarction differs between young men and women.

How Does Age Affect Statin Benefits?

While statin therapy has been shown to reduce the risk of major vascular events and vascular mortality, its effects in older adults are less well understood.

Nuts May Lower CVD Risk in Type 2 Diabetes, Novel Evidence Suggests

A new study offers encouraging evidence of the heart health benefits of nuts among patients with type 2 diabetes.

How Many Hours of Daily Sitting Increases CVD Risk for Women?

By analyzing the average daily sedentary time and mean sedentary bout duration of more than 5600 women, researchers determined whether patterns of sedentary time are associated with higher risk for CVD.

FDA Issues Boxed Warning For Gout Treatment

The FDA has called for the addition of a Boxed Warning alerting clinicians and patients of an increased risk of cardiovascular death with the use of a drug used for the treatment of gout.