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Cardiovascular Disease Screening and Management

Sheldon Gottlieb, M.D.
Cardiovascular Disease Screening and Management is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide.

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DEFINITION

  • Cardiovascular disease (CVD) encompasses: coronary heart disease (CHD) including asymptomatic disease or manifestations of angina, myocardial infarction, or sudden death due to underlying coronary artery disease; congestive heart failure (CHF) ; valvular heart disease; and cerebrovascular disease (stroke).
  • Coronary artery disease (CAD) includes disease of the coronary arteries: epicardial coronary arteries, branching arteries, and subendocardial vessels.
  • Even in the absence of known CVD, the American Diabetes Association,the American Heart Association, and the American College of Cardiology identify diabetes as a high-risk condition for macrovascular disease.

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Last updated: May 1, 2016

Citation

Gottlieb, Sheldon. "Cardiovascular Disease Screening and Management." Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, 2016. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547024/7/Cardiovascular_Disease_Screening_and_Management.
Gottlieb S. Cardiovascular Disease Screening and Management. Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. 2016. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547024/7/Cardiovascular_Disease_Screening_and_Management. Accessed July 20, 2019.
Gottlieb, S. (2016). Cardiovascular Disease Screening and Management. In Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547024/7/Cardiovascular_Disease_Screening_and_Management
Gottlieb S. Cardiovascular Disease Screening and Management [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. ; 2016. [cited 2019 July 20]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547024/7/Cardiovascular_Disease_Screening_and_Management.
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