Cardiovascular Disease is Not All in the Genes

Cardiovascular Disease is Not All in the Genes

A study in the U.K. followed almost 500,000 adults for an average of 6 years. At baseline participant’s physical fitness was determined by a variety of tests. Researchers found┬ápatients with high cardiovascular fitness had a 49% lower risk for cardiovascular...

Diet Plus Exercise Good for Diabetes Prevention

Almost 2800 adults were randomized to a lifestyle intervention (diet and exercise), metformin (medication), or placebo groups and followed for 15 years. The incidence of diabetes was reduced by 27% in the lifestyle group and 18% in the metformin group relative to...

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