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ANAHEIM, Calif. — While advances in research have led the cardiology community to a much greater understanding of how to treat heart disease, the threats of obesity, diabetes, uncontrolled hypertension and physical inactivity are muting gains in prevention, American Heart Association President John J. Warner, MD, FAHA, said during his opening address.
The cardiology community must engage with the public and other stakeholders to more strongly reduce CV events and morbidities, according to Warner, who holds the Nancy and Jeremy Halbreich and Theodore Strauss Professorship in Cardiology
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