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Taking a Look at Medicare Patients in Cardiac Rehabilitation

Two few Medicare patients, women and non-white patients, participated in outpatient cardiac rehabilitation after a heart attack or acute heart event or surgery, says findings in a recently published study in American Heart Association’s journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. This observational studies and identified the populations and regions most at risk for suboptimal cardiac rehabilitation. …

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Older Patients Have Most to Gain from Regular Exercise

According to a new study in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, published by Elsevier, showed that older individuals have the most to gain and main gain the most from rehabilitation programs, but this need is often ignored. The study findings say that regular exercise is highly beneficial for all patients with cardiovascular disease regardless of …

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Cardiac Rehab Patients Are Older, less healthy and Have More Diverse Needs

After studying cardiac rehabilitation (CR) patients over two decades, researchers say these CR patients are more overweight, and have an increased prevalence of coronary risk factors than those patients in the past.  With CR’s growing popularity over time, thee changing demographics are presenting new challenges to treatment. Days ago, a study published in the Journal of …

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