Ideal cardiovascular Health and Mortality: The Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study

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Dr. Carl (Chip) Lavie, Professor of Medicine in the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases at the John Ochsner Heart & Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School and University of Queensland School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA, discusses his article coauthored with Dr. Enrique G. Artero and others, appearing in the October 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, where he reviews the 7 American Heart Association’s 2020 goals for ideal cardiovascular health as seen in a middle-aged,...

The Obesity Paradox, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, and Coronary Heart Disease

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Dr. Carl (Chip) Lavie, a cardiologist from Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans, LA, discusses an article appearing in the May 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which provides further evidence for the validation of the obesity paradox. Previous study results may be misleading if fitnessof the patient is not also considered.
Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00266-2/fulltext

Fasting Plasma Glucose and Risk of Stroke in Men

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Description: Dr. Carl (Chip) Lavie, Professor of Medicine in the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School and the University of Queensland School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, discusses his article appearing as an Online First article and in the November 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the effects of hyperglycemia and risk of stroke in asymptomatic men. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/6efez5x