Session: Non-adherence is the new cardiovascular risk factor

This video is a recording of a session from a:care congress 2022.

Cardiovascular diseases are often asymptomatic. Their “silence” is one of the contributing factors to treatment non-adherence. Based on an extensive literature review, Professor Lale Tokgözoğlu demonstrates the medical and social burden of treatment non-adherence in patients with cardiovascular diseases. Her presentation addresses the causes of non-adherence as declared by patients and non-adherence’s consequences for their health. Professor Tokgözoğlu warns about the high frequency of non-adherence in cardiovascular disease patients, which has long been underestimated.

Learn more about the statistics of medication non-adherence in cardiovascular diseases by watching the video.


Prof. Lale Tokgözoğlu