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05/10/2022 02:00 PM EDT

Many Americans are at risk for heart disease and stroke. Many of the major risk factors for these problems can be prevented and controlled.

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05/10/2022 11:30 AM EDT

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Adrian Valentine Soltau, who served in Iraq and was killed in action. His sacrifice is honored by the Carry the Load.

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05/10/2022 09:50 AM EDT

A continuous glucose monitor is a tiny sensor inserted under the skin. It sends data to the Veteran’s patients’ smartphone or divt.

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05/10/2022 09:00 AM EDT

She led a case review that highlighted missed opportunities to screen a Veteran for suicidal ideation—thoughts of taking one’s own life—and to provide appropriate follow-up care during an emergency department (ED) visit. The case review, part of a larger study on ED care, appeared in the Journal of Emergency Nursing in November 2021.

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05/09/2022 04:00 PM EDT

VA’s Caregiver Support program offers clinical services to caregivers of eligible and covered Veterans enrolled in the VA health care system.

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