Managing CMR

Targeting Traditional CVD Risk Factors in Patients With Abdominal Obesity

Numerous organizations have published an array of guidelines on managing acknowledged risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Among the management approaches used are treatment of hypertension and dyslipidemia (lowering LDL cholesterol in particular), smoking cessation, and better glycemic control. These measures can produce significant clinical benefits for the patient. This section provides useful links and information to help you better manage these risk factors.