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New research from @JohnsHopkins about maternal health!

Vaught AJ, Minhas A, Boyer T et al. Incidence of essential hypertension but not echocardiographic abnormalities at four years with a history of preeclampsia with severe features.

#ph260720 #Moms
In this new study, we followed up with women four years after they were diagnosed with preeclampsia during pregnancy. What type of research study is that?
#ph260720 #Epidemiology
Preeclampsia is a pregnancy-specific disorder that causes high blood pressure and evidence of damage to the kidneys and/or liver. Preeclampsia and other hypertensive disorders of pregnancy impact between 5-8% of births in the US.
#ph260720 #preeclampsia
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(1/11) How do you think overall cardiovascular mortality has changed in the United States from 1950 until now? #CVDPrevention2021 #ph260720
(2/11) It has decreased significantly! This has been due to reduction in risk factors and increases in medical and surgical therapies. @American_Heart and George Mensah (@NHLBI_Translate). Read “Decline in Cardiovascular Mortality”…
#hearthealth #ph260720
(3/11) However, health disparities persist. Did you know that black adults are more likely to die from CVD than white adults in the US? @American_Heart and the Center for Health Metrics and Evaluation visual:…
#healthdisparities, #hearthealth #ph260720
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Precision #CardioOncology: Systems-based Perspective on Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors & Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

#PrecisionCardioOnc @SpringerNature

Latest manuscript w/ @MayoClinicCV @mayocvonc & edited by @AnaBaracCardio
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A broad spectrum of #CVD toxicities can be seen with targeted therapies or #ICIs

Toxicities of one or the other can include cardiomyopathy, HF, myocarditis, venous or arterial thrombosis, progression of atherosclerosis, QTc prolongation, or arrhythmias

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An eminent need is optimal risk management, surveillance, detection, and prevention

The heterogeneities of patient populations, risks, and disease spectra have complicated clinical and translation efforts

#cvPrev #PrevCardioOnc #CardioOnc
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Full house at 10 year celebration of @masala_study in #Chicago. Participants shared stories about #hearthealth and what #research participation means. In honor of our participants, here are 10 MASALA study papers that changed how we understand #SouthAsian health. & event pics👇🏾
Understanding the high prevalence of #diabetes in U.S. South Asians compared to four racial/ethnic groups: the MASALA and MESA studies. @alka_kanaya @MichaelJBlaha…
Association of 10‐Year and Lifetime Predicted Cardiovascular Disease Risk With Subclinical Atherosclerosis in South Asians… @Mark_Huffman @s_persell @dmljmd
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(1/4) Good #SundayMorning! This week’s #SundaySpotlight during #HeartMonth highlights heart disease as the #1 killer for women. On Wednesday, @American_Heart & @GoRedForWomen hosted the Red Dress Fashion Show to support #HeartHealth. More via @Variety:…
(2/4) As @Variety points out, everyone - even celebrities are touched by heart disease. More women die from heart disease than from all forms of cancer combined. During #HeartMonth and every month, protect your❤️by exercising,🚫smoke & control your blood pressure and cholesterol! Image
(3/4) Awareness about heart disease is ⬆️ but disparities exist. Last year, to combat this, @nih_nhlbi invested $38.5 million in 79 heart and vascular research projects focused on women. #OurHearts
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1/ Preventive Cardio-Oncology Tutorial #PrevCardioOnc @PrevCardioOnc #CardioOnc #CardioOncology

“The time has come for cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention to play a more prominent role in cardio-oncology.”…
2/ “A myriad of novel cardiotoxic chemotherapeutic & immunotherapeutic drugs are continuously being developed in #Oncology, with diverse cardiovascular (CV) effects.”…

#PrevCardioOnc @PrevCardioOnc #CardioOnc #CardioOncology
3/ Chest radiation “can result in accelerated atherosclerosis, pericardial disease, valve disease, conduction abnormalities, & cardiomyopathies.”…

#PrevCardioOnc @PrevCardioOnc #CardioOnc #CardioOncology
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#HeartHealth Tip 1: Get active and #MoveYourWay. Adults need at least 150 mins/week of physical activity. Absolutely any activity that makes your heart beat faster counts! Plan your week at
#HeartHealth Tip 2: Quit smoking! @SmokefreeUs has tools and tips for quitting. Know your triggers and understand you may feel uncomfortable and have ways to cope planned in advance.
@SmokefreeUs #HeartHealth Tip 3: Control your cholesterol! Know your fats. Replace saturates and trans fats with healthier monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats.
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(1/2) Thank you @HeartandStroke for the opportunity to discuss my #research program on #exercise and #hearthealth (at the #Ottawa Difference Makers Event) and to thank all the amazing volunteers who work so hard to raise funds to support #research and #advocacy!!
(2) What a great way to support @HeartandStroke and be #physically active at their #golf #tournament. Join to #fundraise for a great cause! #hearthealth Please RT @DrKimWay @TasukuTerada @dchirico1 @Misturaa @MattMontesano5 @KyleS_ott @hans_harleen @aaronwbrautigam Image
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(1) The @OttawaMarathon #raceweekend is fast approaching. You can count on the #EPCHL team and Division of #Prevention and #Rehabilitation @HeartInstitute to be pounding the pavement for #HeartHealth! We #practice what we #preach (we at last try to...).
(2) Keep an eye out for our #team updates as we strive for personal bests for firsts! No distance to short to reap #heart #health benefits. @aaronwbrautigam (marathon), @hans_harleen (marathon), @TasukuTerada (1/2 marathon), @kims_wayep (1/2 marathon)... Image
(3) @sol_vidalalmela (1/2 marathon), @KyleS_ott (1/2 marathon), @Misturaa (10 km), @jennifer_l_reed (10 km) and @lisacotie (10 km). @dchirico1 and @MattMontesano5 contemplating which feat they will strive for! Stay tuned.
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