- 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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Gottlieb, Sheldon. "Cardiovascular Disease Screening and Management." Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, 2016. Johns Hopkins Guides, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547024/all/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/all/Cardiovascular_Disease_Screening_and_Management. Accessed November 29, 2023.
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