Michael Holers, MD, honored by the American College of Rheumatology
Cardiologist Robert Eckel of the CU School of Medicine, who was also on the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association committee, agrees. “I don't see apoB changing the playing field very much,” he says.
“What we have to do is take the risk necessary and realize this is a benefit to this community,” said Erik Wallace, who leads the CU School of Medicine’s Colorado Springs Branch.
“It’s easier to avoid the conversation, which is rarely a brief one,” said Cari Levy, a professor at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. “Our systems are not designed to allow for meaningful conversations that may take some time.”
“We’re very concerned she may have an abnormal heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation,” said Matthew Zipse, cardiac electrophysiologist at University of Colorado Hospital.
“It’s an amazing treatment and it’s a lifesaving treatment,” said Amrut Ambardekar, Medical Director of the Heart Transplant Program at University of Colorado Hospital.
Two new studies find that seniors who get out and about are more likely to lead long and healthy lives.
Breast cancer is rare in men. “It’s approximately 100 women with breast cancer for one man,” explained Jose Mayordomo, an oncologist at the University of Colorado Hospital.
According to Lisen Axell, a genetic counselor at UCHealth Hereditary Cancer Center, having a child can be risky for two parents who both have a BRCA2 mutation.
“What will ultimately come out of all of this work is it’s not just one thing. It’s not just weight loss, not just diet, not just stress reduction or social support, but a combination of many things together,” said cardiologist Andrew Freeman
The University of Colorado Department of Medicine annual State of the Department talk was presented on Thursday, November 16, 2017 by David A. Schwartz, MD, Professor of Medicine and Immunology and Robert W. Schrier Chair of Medicine.
New research suggests that cups of coffee could be reducing your stroke risk by 8%.
“When people inject there is a little bit of blood in the syringe and if they share that syringe with someone else, (it) basically transmits from one person to another person,” said Sarah Rowan of Denver Public Health.
“So people are looking for ways to make it more bearable.” And while a quick fix might be tempting, simply slowing down could help, Beuther said.
Americans are living longer with heart disease, managing it as a chronic condition. But there are few rules for these patients as they near the end of life.