Ask The Doctors: September 2014

Q. My daughter is a sedentary 51 year-old, with normal BP (105/60), whose recent mammogram showed extensive vascular calcification. She has no history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) other than leg swelling caused by peripheral venous insufficiency. Her grandfather died of a stroke/heart attack. Should we be concerned about the arterial calcification? Is treatment indicated only if she has serious coronary artery disease (CAD)?
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