What’s Hidden in the Female Heart: Keys to Identifying Women at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

The leading cause of death in women, female heart disease looks different, affects Black women disproportionately, and has less-known risk factors – some associated with pregnancy complications or menopause. Cardiologist Jie Yang, MD, breaks down the evidence by age group and offers actionable steps for helping patients lower their risk. Bonus: Learn when to suspect microvascular disease.


July 21, 2021

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UCSF MedConnection

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Jie Yang, MD

Jie Yang, MD


Dr. Jie Yang is a cardiologist who cares for adult patients. She has a broad range of interests, including preventive care, heart valve disease, cardiomyopathy (heart muscle disease that can lead to heart failure) and pericardial disease ...

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