For obese patients with type 2 diabetes, long-term glycemic control is significantly better with bariatric surgery compared with medical therapy.
About 30% of 9- to 11-year-olds have abnormal total cholesterol levels.
Women who have had four or more babies are at greater risk for subclinical atherosclerosis, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology.
New recommendations have been issued for the diagnosis and management of valvular heart disease (VHD) in adults.
Adherence to the Mediterranean diet may prevent the development of diabetes irrespective of age, sex, race, or culture.