Worse Cardiovascular Disease Seen in Chronic Hypoparathyroidism

Worse Cardiovascular Disease Seen in Chronic Hypoparathyroidism

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Worse Cardiovascular Disease Seen in Chronic Hypoparathyroidism

People with chronic hypoparathyroidism have a higher risk of disorders affecting the heart and blood vessels — known as cardiovascular disease — compared with those without the rare endocrine system disorder, according to a large-scale analysis of a medical claims database. “Further studies are warranted to investigate reasons for these risks and to develop strategies for reducing cardiovascular conditions in patients with chronic hyperparathyroidism,” the researchers wrote. The analysis, “Risk of Cardiovascular Conditions in Patients…

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