A 45-year-old African American man with a history of obesity and hypercholesteremia has been under your care for the past three years. He has a family history of both T2DM (type 2 diabetes mellitus) and cardiovascular disease but no history of cardiovascular events.
A 63-year-old Hispanic woman with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) has been under your care for ten years and she was diagnosed with T2DM six years ago. In addition to long-standing hypertension and hypercholesteremia, she has a BMI (body-mass index) of 31 kg/m2 as well as a family history of cardiovascular disease.
However, she has never had a cardiovascular event and does not report any cardiac symptoms.
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