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AHA Issues Recommendations for Structuring Stroke Programs

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The scientific statement, which was published online last week in Stroke and presented at the International Stroke Conference in Dallas, TX, is a call to action, said Wendy Dusenbury, PhD, DNP (University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis), who chaired the writing group. “Every stroke program can probably take a little piece of this, at least, and… Read More

Prediabetes Linked to Higher MACE Risk

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Patients with prediabetes have a heightened risk of major adverse cardiovascular events, findings from a large, retrospective study suggest. Through up to 14 years of follow-up, the MACE rate was 18% in patients who remained prediabetic and 11% in those who maintained normal blood glucose levels (P < 0.0001). The highest rate was seen in… Read More