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Preventing the Second Heart Attack with Dr. Lori Mosca on the Morning Blend 10/24/16

Posted at 9:41 AM, Oct 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-24 09:41:39-04

Dr. Lori Mosca, a noted cardiologist, researcher and preventive cardiology leader, who was part of a scientific team that has advised Aralez on patient needs and the gastrointestinal-related obstacles discusses

 

·         Why heart disease and stroke remain the country’s number-one killer, and the importance of secondary prevention.

·         The latest clinical guidelines and treatment for secondary prevention of heart attack and stroke.

·         How patients and health care providers alike grapple with the gastrointestinal symptoms of daily aspirin therapy.

·         Why discontinuing aspirin due to gastrointestinal events is not an acceptable option for secondary prevention patients.

·         How patients can better manage their condition, and measures they can take to prevent recurrent heart attack or stroke.