Cardiovascular Disease

Early CVD Detection in Patients With RA: Expert Insight

Early CVD Detection in Patients With RA: Expert Insight

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Patients with RA have a significantly higher risk of cardiovascular disease, and cardiac magnetic resonance can help with early diagnosis.

Chronic Disease Risk Increased With Adulthood Weight Gain

Chronic Disease Risk Increased With Adulthood Weight Gain

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Weight gain during early to middle adulthood is associated with an increased risk of major chronic diseases and decreases the likelihood of healthy aging.

Serum Vitamin D Level Linked to Cardiovascular Risks in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Serum Vitamin D Level Linked to Cardiovascular Risks in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

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In patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, levels of serum vitamin D are closely related to cholesterol levels and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

Undiagnosed Chest Pain May Increase Cardiovascular Risk

Undiagnosed Chest Pain May Increase Cardiovascular Risk

Most patients with undiagnosed chest pain in primary care do not undergo cardiac diagnostic testing.

CMV Connection With RA Cardiovascular Disease Risk: An Expert Interview

CMV Connection With RA Cardiovascular Disease Risk: An Expert Interview

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The cause of the RA-CVD link is unclear, although viral infection has been implicated in some studies.

Reducing Cardiovascular Disease Risk to Prevent Shoulder Tendinitis

Reducing Cardiovascular Disease Risk to Prevent Shoulder Tendinitis

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Risk factors for cardiovascular disease are associated with rotator cuff tendinopathy and glenohumeral joint pain.

Assessing Risk for Cardiovascular Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Assessing Risk for Cardiovascular Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Rheumatology Advisor speaks with Erin Michos, MD, cardiologist at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Eric Matteson, MD, rheumatologist at Mayo Clinic, about refining cardiovascular risk assessment in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

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