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Lifeline Screening Research
Life Line Screening Enters Into Multi-Year Contract Extension for CardioChek® Family of Lipid and Glucose Products
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Screenings seek to give early warnings for heart trouble
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Life Line Screening offers heart assessments in Carbondale
Affordable Health Screenings Coming To Newnan
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American College of Cardiology. "Carotid artery stenosis: Air pollution connected with narrowing of the arteries."
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Please see a portion of a letter below in the latest Vascular News and other Vascular publications. Anne Abbott is one of the world's leading experts on carotid disease/stroke and is a huge proponent of medical treatment. Since all of the reduction in strokes was in an ASYMPTOMATIC population, the only way those patients' carotid disease could have been discovered was by screening them! This is an enormously powerful statistic and statement on behalf of what we do.
Asymptomatic carotid stenosis: medical treatment, CEA, or CAS?
By Anne L. Abbott, M.D.
The medical profession and the wider community must be congratulated upon their sustained efforts over recent decades that have seen an 80% fall in the average annual risk of stroke associated with moderate and severe (50%-99%) asymptomatic carotid stenosis (ACS).1-6 This has been achieved by better medical treatment which consists of encouraging healthy lifestyle habits and appropriate use of medication. This major impact results from the combined effect of addressing all vascular risk factors in individual patients and efforts to use the best medical treatment available at the time.
May 23rd, 2013
Prevention in Health Care: Reforming the Debate
Released by The Huffington Post
April 25, 2013
Equitable Resolutions Life Line Screening Visit Follow up
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Februrary 15, 2013
Screenings may be life-saving, unnecessary
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Feburary 1, 2013
Screenings can assist in early detection
Released by The Star Democrat
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