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News: Consultant 360 Metabolic Disease Articles April 2019

New Metabolic Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

Many Eligible Patients Are Never Offered Statins

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Using data from a cross-sectional registry designed to evaluate lipid management practices, the authors of a recent study sought to investigate patient-reported reasoning for statin underutilization.

ACC/AHA Guidelines Discourage Aspirin Use for Primary ASCVD Prevention

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The ACC/AHA have released new guidelines for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, including recommendations for aspirin use, statin use, and the role of lifestyle modification.

NASEM Updates Sodium Intake Recommendations

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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine have updated their intake recommendations for sodium and potassium, originally published in 2005.

AHA Updates BP Measurement Guidance

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The American Heart Association has released an update to its 2005 statement on the measurement of blood pressure.

Time-Restricted Eating May Improve BP, Weight Loss in Metabolic Syndrome

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About 34% of the US population has metabolic syndrome. Because of this, authors of a study presented at ACC.19 measured the impact time-restricted eating could have on weight loss and metabolism among individuals with metabolic syndrome.