Read below to investigate the question "How does cardiovascular disease increase the risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19". This article, written by Dr. Lee Lewis, explains the most recent literature on the topic and what we can all do to prevent infection.
Lowering LDL levels has been shown to lower CVD risk, but jut how far to lower LDL has remained controversial. Read Dr. Lee Lewis's article to investigate the potential benefits of lowering LDL beyond our previous target of 70 mg/dL.
Read Dr. Lee Lewis's article to gain insight on the question the cardiology community has debated for decades: "how best to treat a patient with stable coronary artery disease". This article highlights the findings of the ISCHEMIA trial and compares whether it is best to take a conservative or invasive approach to manage patients with CAD.
Read Dr. Lee Lewis's article on Harvard Medical School's health blog to learn about the dangers of insufficient sodium. This article investigates how much sodium we really need and ways in which "moderation is key".