American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7: Avoiding Heart Failure and Preserving Cardiac Structure and Function.

@article{Folsom2015AmericanHA,
  title={American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7: Avoiding Heart Failure and Preserving Cardiac Structure and Function.},
  author={Aaron R Folsom and Amil M. Shah and Pamela L Lutsey and N S Roetker and Alvaro Alonso and Christy L. Avery and Michael D. Miedema and Suma H. Konety and Patricia Pat-Yue Chang and Scott Solomon},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={128 9},
  pages={970-6.e2}
}
BACKGROUND Many people may underappreciate the role of lifestyle in avoiding heart failure. We estimated whether greater adherence in middle age to American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7 guidelines—on smoking, body mass, physical activity, diet, cholesterol, blood pressure, and glucose—is associated with lower lifetime risk of heart failure and greater preservation of cardiac structure and function in old age. METHODS We studied the population-based Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities… CONTINUE READING
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