A practical and evidence-based approach to cardiovascular disease risk reduction

Ty J. Gluckman, Bryan Baranowski, M. Dominique Ashen, Charles A. Henrikson, Marc McAllister, Joel B. Braunstein, Roger S. Blumenthal

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    Abstract

    Implementation of the numerous lifestyle and medical management options for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease remains a daunting goal for primary care physicians and cardiologists alike. Despite the existence of expert consensus guidelines on cardiovascular prevention by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, therapies known to improve patient care and decrease morbidity and mortality remain underutilized. This review attempts to simplify cardiovascular risk reduction by summarizing key clinical trials in an "ABC" format. We believe that if health care providers and patients use such a format, important lifestyle and pharmacologic options will more likely be addressed.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)1490-1500
    Number of pages11
    JournalArchives of internal medicine
    Volume164
    Issue number14
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jul 26 2004

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Internal Medicine

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    Gluckman, T. J., Baranowski, B., Ashen, M. D., Henrikson, C. A., McAllister, M., Braunstein, J. B., & Blumenthal, R. S. (2004). A practical and evidence-based approach to cardiovascular disease risk reduction. Archives of internal medicine, 164(14), 1490-1500. https://doi.org/10.1001/archinte.164.14.1490