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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).
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.
Importance of Housing and Cardiovascular Health and Well-Being
07/15/2020 | This statement reviews and summarizes research examining the association of housing status with cardiovascular (CV) and overall health.
AHA Journals This Week | July 13, 2020
07/06/2020 | AHA Journals This Week July 6, 2020