Health Equity is achieved when every person has the opportunity to attain their full health potential and no one is disadvantaged. Oftentimes, this is evaluated and addressed through resolving social determinants of health. A recent study evaluated the impact of food insecurity on cardiovascular outcomes. Join host, Geoff Wall, as he discusses how healthcare teams can address food insecurity with guest Jake Galdo.
Increased screening, identification, and referrals are needed to address the negative consequences of food insecurity on cardiovascular outcomes.
00:00 - Introductions
00:55 - Background on the Issue
05:45 - Looking at the Study
13:00 - The GameChanger: Results of the Study
15:40 - Connecting to Practice
26:54 - Closing Remarks
Geoff Wall, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, CGP
Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Drake University
Internal Medicine/Critical Care, UnityPoint Health
John A. Galdo, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCGP (Jake)
Pharmacist, Ross Bridge Pharmacy
CEO, Seguridad, Inc
References and Resources
Food Insecurity Among Individuals With Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors Across Race and Ethnicity
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1. Describe the prevalence of food insecurity in patients with cardiovascular disease
2. Discuss the role of the healthcare team in addressing food insecurity
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Initial release date: 11/16/2022
Expiration date: 11/16/2023
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