• ADA, AHA launch ‘Know Diabetes by Heart' initiative

    11 days ago - By Healio

    NEW YORK - The American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association have announced a joint, multiyear partnership to raise awareness about the increased risk for cardiovascular disease among those living with type 2 diabetes.
    The Know Diabetes by Heart initiative, officially launched Thursday, includes a new website, with resources for those with type 2 diabetes, including education materials on the increased risk for CVD. The site also includes a risk awareness quiz and a discussion guide with “conversation starters” for patients'
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  • Air pollution is associated with increased emergency department visits for heart and lung disease

    11 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Outdoor air pollution is a major health threat worldwide. New research found that exposure to certain air pollutants is linked to increased emergency department visits for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases.
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