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FDA proposes updates to Nutrition Facts label on food packages
Obesity for 2011-2012: decrease reported for 2-5 year olds; increase for women 60 years old and older; overall prevalence still high
Congenital Heart Disease: Moving from Adolescence into Adulthood
Best Practices in Managing Transition to Adulthood for Adolescents With Congenital Heart Disease: The Transition Process and Medical and Psychosocial Issues
There are over 1 million adults in the United States with congenital heart disease.
Unfortunately, currently less than 30% of these adults see appropriate specialized providers.
A well-planned and executed “transition process” into adulthood for adolescents with congenital heart disease is needed.
Read the full article in
: Preparing Adolescents with Congenital
Heart Disease for Transition to Adulthood by Frank W. Sellke, M.D.
Top Ten Things To Know
Congenital Heart Defects
ACC/AHA 2008 Guidelines for the Management of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
Statistical Fact Sheet - Congenital Cardiovascular Defects
AHA Statements on Congenital Heart Defects
Scientific Statement and Guideline Library
Heart and Stroke Statistics – 2011 Update
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