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

Pericardial Disease: Diagnosis and Management: Part 2

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Dr. Masud H. Khandaker, a Fellow in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses the diagnosis and management of pericardial disease. In Part I, he discusses acute pericarditis and relapsing pericarditis. In Part II, he discusses cardiac tamponade and constrictive pericarditis.