• Methamphetamine use by veterans with HF increased over past decade

    One year ago - By Healio

    ANAHEIM, Calif. - The rate of patients with HF who are veterans and use methamphetamine has increased over a 10-year period, according to data presented at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.
    “Heart failure patients with methamphetamine abuse were younger, more likely to be homeless, unemployed and diagnosed with other substance abuse and psychiatric conditions,” Marin Nishimura, MD, internal medicine resident at University of California, San Diego, said in an interview with Cardiology Today. “We believe these differences, especially their substance abuse
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