Thank you to the Wilmington VA for inviting us to present at Medical Grand Rounds on February 4th. Dr. Savoy spoke to the group on Heart Disease & Women in honor of Go Red for Women month. If you are interested in having Million Hearts Delaware speak to your group, feel free to contact us!
Elisabeth Bradley, APN, Chris Otto, RN, and Denise Taylor, RD presented “Million Hearts Delaware” at Nursing Grand Rounds on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 in the John H. Ammon Medical Education Center Auditorium. The team discussed the importance of the ABCS (Aspirin, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Smoking Cessation) in cardiovascular disease prevention and how they serve as… Read More ›
On December 11, 2014 Million Hearts DE Project Manager Denise Taylor shared our newly updated provider toolkit with around 200 physicians, nurses, students and a variety of other health professionals at the 29th Annual DAFP Geriatric Medicine Symposium at the John H. Ammon Medical Education Center. This collaboration between the Delaware Academy of Family Physicians,… Read More ›
Have you checked out the resources available from the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurse Association? The website is full of provider and patient handouts ready to download and print!
New Tools Added for 2014! Check out some new tools added to the provider and partner toolkits this year: Provider toolkit Partner toolkit MHD FocusonABCSFlyer jw Million Hearts ABCS Smoking Cessation flyer FINAL jw Sep 2014 Million Hearts ABCS Smoking Cessation flyer 5 A’s FINAL jw Sep 2014 Million Hearts ABCS Blood Pressure Lifestyle… Read More ›
On Wednesday September 17th Million Hearts Delaware Chair, Dr. Edward Goldenberg’s presented “2013 Lipid Guidelines Update” to the Delaware Academy of Family Phyicians (DAFP) and the Christiana Care Health System Department of Family & Community Medicine. His presentation was well received by the group. One participant commented “I learned a lot. I wasn’t sure where to… Read More ›
From Journal Watch Liquid Nicotine from E-Cigarettes an “Emerging Pediatric Problem” By Kelly Young Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Jaye Elizabeth Hefner, MD In Archives of Disease in Childhood, U.K. researchers describe a case of liquid nicotine ingestion in a toddler. The mother found her 30-month-old child putting a reusable nicotine cartridge… Read More ›
USPSTF Recommends Intense Counseling for Overweight Patients at High CV Risk — Physician’s First Watch By Kelly Young Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends intense behavioral counseling for adults who are overweight or obese and have at least one other cardiovascular risk factor (B recommendation). The… Read More ›
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA review of cardiovascular risks for diabetics taking hypertension drug olmesartan not conclusive; label updates required This information is in follow-up to the FDA Drug Safety Communication1: Safety Review Update of Benicar (olmesartan) and cardiovascular events2. View and print full Drug Safety Communication (PDF – 146KB) Safety Announcement [6-24-2014] The U.S…. Read More ›