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    Preventing cardiovascular disease in older adults: One size does not fit all.

    Cleve Clin J Med 2018 Jan;85(1):55-64
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Associate Director-Clinical, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC), Boston, MA, USA.
    Frailty and cardiovascular disease are highly interconnected and increase in prevalence with age. Identifying frailty allows for a personalized cardiovascular risk prescription and individualized management of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, and lifestyle in the aging population.
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