Expert Discusses Which Diets Are Best, Based on the Evidence Primary care providers can draw from a wide range of diets to give patients evidence-based advice on how to lose weight, prevent diabetes, and achieve other health goals, according to a speaker at the annual meeting of the American College of Physicians (San Diego).
New ASE Guideline on Interventional Echocardiography Training The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has issued guidance on all critical aspects of training for cardiology and anesthesiology trainees and postgraduate echocardiographers who plan to specialize in interventional echocardiography (IE).
Guidance for PCI Without Onsite Surgical Backup Updated The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions has issued an updated expert consensus statement to provide clearer guidance on what percutaneous coronary angioplasty cases can be done in outpatient settings such as ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and office-based laboratories and which are best left to more traditional settings, such as hospitals with full cardiac support.
3 challenges to watch in global health in 2023 For the first two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, people working in the infectious diseases and global health spheres were largely focused on the new disease. In 2022, however, gears shifted. Covid didn’t go away, but diseases like flu that had been held in abeyance by the new virus and the measures we used to slow its spread — well, they’re baaack. From late summer onward in the United States, hospitals have been packed with people sick with one respiratory illness or another.
ADA Advises New BP, Lipid Targets for People With Diabetes New more aggressive targets for blood pressure and lipids are among the changes to the annual American Diabetes Association (ADA) Standards of Care in Diabetes — 2023. The document, long considered the gold standard for care of the more than 100 million Americans living with diabetes and prediabetes, was published December 12 as a supplement in Diabetes Care. The guidelines are also accessible to doctors via an app; last year's standards were accessed more than 4 million times.
American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2022 AHA’s Scientific Sessions 2022 in hybrid mode took place on Nov. 5-7, 2022, at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, IL.
ACC Calls for More Career Flexibility in Cardiology A new statement from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) is calling for a greater degree of career flexibility in the specialty to promote cardiologists' personal and professional well-being and preserve excellence in patient care.
American Heart Associated A new statement from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) is calling for a greater degree of career flexibility in the specialty to promote cardiologists' personal and professional well-being and preserve excellence in patient care.
Prof. Aronow's career path Dear colleagues! The Cardioprogress Foundation presents the excerpts from the memoirs of the International Journal of Heart and Vascular Diseases editorial board member Wilbert S. Aronov, a cardiologist, professor of medicine, member of the FACC, FAHA, FACP, FCCP, FASPC, AGSF, FGSA. Dr. Wilbert Solomon Aronow was born in New York City on October 30, 1931. His parents were Russian Jewish immigrants. His grandparents were rabbis in Russia. Doctor Aronov dedicated his professional career to medicine.