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  1. In 2019, the ACC/AHA issued a “Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.”) The most important way to prevent cardiovascular disease is:
  1. All of the following are symptoms of cardiovascular disease typically observed in women EXCEPT:
  1. All of the following are oral manifestations associated from medication usage in treating cardiovascular disease EXCEPT:
  1. Heart attack and stroke share similar risk factors EXCEPT:
  1. Cardiovascular disease in men has overshadowed some sex and gender differences related mainly to its diagnosis, presentation and treatment.
  1. It is believed the inflammatory process in periodontal disease and the specific bacteria destroying gingival tissues is what triggers host responses to rupture atherosclerotic plaques thus worsening the level of CVD in a heart patient.
  1. The important hormone used to regulate blood sugar is ____________.
  1. Pregnant women experience a type of diabetes that is typically diagnosed through prenatal screenings rather than symptoms being reported is known as _______________.
  1. Women with diabetes can experience a two-to-four times higher risk of heart health concerns than women without a diabetic diagnosis.
  1. Of the following systemic diseases, which one predisposes a patient to oral infections and in turn worsens the existing disease?
  1. Commonly recognized oral conditions associated with diabetes can include _______________.
  1. Osteoporosis is characterized by a loss of bone density, making the bones rigid, and less likely for fracture eliminating the chance for any disability or walking impairment.
  1. Risk factors for osteoporosis include all of the following EXCEPT:
  1. The National Osteoporosis Foundation guidelines indicate BMD testing for all of the following EXCEPT:
  1. The active ingredient available in an alcohol-free over-the-counter rinse formulation for the treatment of plaque-induced gingivitis is _______________.
  1. Dental professionals should use protocols to improve oral health and whole body health for all patients with emphasis placed on _______________.
  1. A Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews recently summarized the research on interdental biofilm control devices for self-care that impact periodontal disease and caries. Which of the following is correct?
  1. Which of the following is a TRUE statement?
  1. Which of the following is a TRUE statement?
  1. The leading cause of death among women is _______________.
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