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The Assessed Un-idealness of Italian cardiologists

A new look at the habits and health prospects of some of the planet’s most glamorous medicos:

Cardiovascular Risk Profile and Lifestyle Habits in a Cohort of Italian Cardiologists (from the SOCRATES Survey),” Pier Luigi Temporelli, Giovanni Zito, Pompilio Faggiano, and the SOCRATES Investigators, American Journal of Cardiology, epub April 12, 2013.  The authors, at Cardiology Division in Veruno, Ambulatorio di Cardiologia in Napoli, and Spedali Civili and University of Brescia, Italy, report:

“the average cardiovascular profile of Italian cardiologist is unlikely to be considered ideal or even favorable according to recent statements and guidelines regarding cardiovascular risk.”

(Thanks to investigator Ivan Oransky for bringing this to our attention.)

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