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Understanding Cardiometabolic Risk in Chronic Care

Chronic care must address comorbidities, so what can providers do to mitigate cardiometabolic risk? In the past, the practice of medicine viewed metabolic diseases, such as diabetes, as distinct from cardiovascular conditions like heart disease. Patients with glucose issues would come and see specialists like myself. Whereas those with heart conditions would see a cardiologist. …

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Heart Month: High Blood Pressure Control—We Got This!

Every February, American Heart Month is a reminder to open a dialog about heart health and diabetes. The CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention is encouraging people to tackle uncontrolled high blood pressure, which is far too common. We got this! Our platform not only focuses on diabetes, but also supports multiple chronic …

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Digital Health Solutions Optimize Hypertension and Diabetes Treatment and Self-Care

Diabetes, particularly type 2, and hypertension (high blood pressure) are two of the most common chronic conditions today. In the U.S. the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that 1 in 9 Americans have diabetes1 and 1 in 3 Americans have hypertension.2 Diabetes and hypertension are each a major risk factor for heart …

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