Cardiovascular Disease, Technology and Personalized Care Highlighted in ADA’s 2020 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

Arlington, Virginia - A strong recurring message of individualizing patient care is echoed throughout the American Diabetes Association's Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2020  (Standards of Care) published today. Based upon the latest scientific diabetes research and clinical trials, the Standards of Care includes new and updated recommendations and guidelines for caring for people with diabetes.

What to do if your child has croup

Rochester, Minnesota - Croup is a viral illness that the whole family can get, but it typically occurs in younger children. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Robert Jacobson, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician, explains what parents can do if their child develops croup.

Hundreds of American Heart Association volunteers met with lawmakers

Washington, DC - Hundreds of cardiovascular disease patients, survivors, caregivers, researchers and others from across the country descended on Washington, D.C. this week to ask their elected representatives to “pave the path forward” for policies that lead to longer, healthier lives.

Arizona Recognizes Rural Health Day

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey declared, November 21, 2019, Rural Health Day in Arizona to recognize the economic contributions of Arizona’s rural communities and affirm the state’s commitment to ensuring access to high-quality health care for all of the state's residents.

Veterans with mental health conditions have higher risk of heart disease, stroke

Dallas, Texas - Veterans with specific mental health disorders – depression , psychosis and bipolar disorder – had an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and death from cardiovascular disease, according to new research published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal.