In adults without diastolic hypertension (DBP ≥ 90 mm Hg), what is the best way to determine at what systolic blood pressure should treatment be initiated?
In the US, what kind of diet(s) is/are best for preventing hard cardiovascular events?
Pragmatic and adequately powered clinical trials are an ongoing challenge.
Develop new tools to facilitate identification and recruitment of subjects, remote/wireless data collection, and functional measures.
There is a need for the NHLBI to systematically assess CV guidelines that have public health importance and that can be addressed by pragmatic, government-funded trials.
Does bariatric surgery reduce the risk of MI, stroke, heart failure, and premature death in moderately obese adults?
Does the type of surgery matter?