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COVID-19 Professional Resources
The AHA is working to ensure optimal care for patients with cardiovascular disease who contract coronavirus (COVID-19). Patients with underlying cardiovascular diseases appear to have an increased risk for adverse outcomes with COVID-19. Here are some helpful resources for health systems, clinics, care providers, patients and the public.
Rapid Diet Assessment Screening Tools for CVD Risk Reduction Across Healthcare
08/07/2020 | Poor dietary quality has surpassed all other mortality risk factors, accounting for 11 million deaths and 50% of cardiovascular disease (CVD) deaths globally, yet most clinicians and other healthcare providers do not currently assess dietary intake during routine clinical care because of clinical practice barriers and technology adoption challenges with electronic health records (EHR).
Science News for BCVS 2020
07/27/2020 | In-depth interviews and highlighted science results from the BCVS 2020 Scientific Sessions, a virtual conference.
Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Youth
07/20/2020 | This statement advanced understanding of Cardiorespiratory Fitness (CRF) as an important marker of physical and mental health and academic achievement in youth.
AHA Journals This Week | July 13, 2020
07/06/2020 | AHA Journals This Week July 6, 2020
Cardiovascular Disease in American Indians and Alaskan Natives
05/28/2020 | The prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) has been rising in American Indians and Alaskan Natives; CVD is the leading cause of death in those population groups over the past 50 years.
From Circulation Research: Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, and CVD Compendium
05/26/2020 | CIRCULATION RESEARCH Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, and CVD