«Cardiovascular disease (CVD) claims more lives than any other ailment. In 2019, it accounted for about one-third of total deaths globally. CVD also takes an enormous economic toll – US$ 1 billion per day in the United States alone. What makes it worse is that more than 80 percent of cardiovascular disease is preventable. Patients have the biggest role in CVD prevention, by eliminating as many lifestyle-related risk factors as possible, such as smoking, unhealthy eating, and physical inactivity. But the healthcare system should also shift from reactive to preventive care to mitigate disease incidence. One measure that is proving efficacious in preventing and managing CVD is digital health intervention, the use of digital technologies to support the needs of the healthcare ecosystem.»

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