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

Authors:
Ariela R Orkaby
Ariela R Orkaby
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston | United States
Oyere Onuma
Oyere Onuma
Mayo Clinic
United States
Saadia Qazi
Saadia Qazi
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston | United States
Jane A Driver
Jane A Driver
Harvard Medical School
United States

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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January 2018
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