Alcohol Use: Perhaps It Is for the Faint of Heart - Is Moderate Alcohol Consumption Associated with Increased Life Expectancy in Individuals with HF? - Frankly Speaking EP 109Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP
Music Credit: Richard Onorato
In a recent study, data from the Cardiovascular Health Study examined the association between alcohol consumption and incident HF. It was found that moderate alcohol consumption was associated with a survival benefit, implying that individuals 65 years and older with newly diagnosed HF may not need to stop their alcohol use. Join the discussion about these findings and learn how they may impact the care of your patients with HF.
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- Define incidence and prevalence of HF in US and usual care/ lifestyle recommendations
- Discuss the evidencearound alcohol consumption after diagnosis of HF
- Develop strategies for management of patients with HF and ETOH consumption
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