“Caring for Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes, Why Gender Matters” (The Society Pages)

February 27, 2014

“Despite improvements over recent decades in care for CVD and diabetes, evidence suggests that the care women receive—and their health outcomes—continue to lag behind those of men, even for routine care such as monitoring and control of cholesterol. Although the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women” campaign and efforts by Sister-to-Sister and WomenHeart have done much to raise awareness among both women and their clinicians about CVD, there is still too little attention devoted to preventing heart disease in women.”

Read more of this story by Adina Nack for The Society Pages here.

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