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Endocrine Society Guideline: Older Adults Should Be Regularly Screened for Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk

Measuring waistline, blood pressure, cholesterol, blood fats, and blood sugar during doctor visits can detect heart disease and diabetes earlier, according to a Clinical Practice Guideline issued today by the Endocrine Society.

The guideline, titled “Primary Prevention of CVD and T2DM in Patients at Metabolic Risk: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline,” was published online and will appear in the September 2019 print issue of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), a publication of the Endocrine Society.

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