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Psoriasis, type 2 diabetes have similar association with coronary artery calcium

August 25, 2016

Patients with psoriasis had an association with coronary artery calcium that was similar to patients with type 2 diabetes, according to recent study results published in JAMA Dermatology.

Researchers studied 387 unrelated individuals (49.6% men) who were recruited from clinics: Patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis without type 2 diabetes; patients with type 2 diabetes without psoriasis or other inflammatory diseases; and age- and sex-matched healthy controls without psoriasis, type 2 diabetes or other inflammatory diseases.

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Tight glycemic control benefits questionable for microvascular, macrovascular complications

August 24, 2016
Tight glycemic control confers no substantial benefit on the risk for microvascular or macrovascular complications, despite a consistent RR reduction for nonfatal…
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Intracoronary abciximab may improve primary PCI in patients with diabetes, STEMI

August 17, 2016
Administration of an intracoronary bolus of abciximab improved outcomes of primary PCI compared with the IV bolus in patients with diabetes and STEMI, according to a…
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AHA: ‘Sit less, move more’

August 15, 2016
Sedentary behavior, even among those who are physically active, is associated with greater risk for CVD, diabetes, impaired insulin sensitivity and all-cause mortality…
In the Journals

Psoriasis, type 2 diabetes have similar association with coronary artery calcium

August 25, 2016
Patients with psoriasis had an association with coronary artery calcium that was similar to patients with type 2 diabetes, according to recent study…

In the Journals Plus

Tight glycemic control benefits questionable for microvascular, macrovascular complications

August 24, 2016
Tight glycemic control confers no substantial benefit on the risk for microvascular or macrovascular complications, despite a consistent RR reduction…

In the Journals

Intracoronary abciximab may improve primary PCI in patients with diabetes, STEMI

August 17, 2016
Administration of an intracoronary bolus of abciximab improved outcomes of primary PCI compared with the IV bolus in patients with diabetes and…

In the Journals

AHA: ‘Sit less, move more’

August 15, 2016
Sedentary behavior, even among those who are physically active, is associated with greater risk for CVD, diabetes, impaired insulin sensitivity and…

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Metabolic syndrome provides minimal prognostic value for serious adverse events after ACS

August 6, 2016
Metabolic syndrome provides marginal prognostic value for the risk for major cardiovascular events in patients without diabetes who were recently

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Researchers identify contrasting associations between major lipid subfractions and risk for CAD, diabetes

August 5, 2016
A recent study published in JAMA Cardiology found that increased LDL, HDL and triglyceride levels are associated with lower diabetes risk, while…

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Liraglutide does not improve clinical stability after hospitalization for HFrEF

August 4, 2016
Use of the diabetes drug liraglutide among patients recently hospitalized with HF with reduced ejection fraction did not improve post-hospitalization…

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Higher BMI associated with onset of diabetes, not increased risk of MI, death

August 4, 2016
Interventions to decrease obesity may be more useful in reducing diabetes risk compared with risk of death for cardiovascular disease, according to…

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Tree nut consumption linked to lower inflammatory biomarkers

August 4, 2016
Higher intake of tree nuts is associated with lower levels of the inflammatory biomarkers C-reactive protein and interleukin 6, according to new…

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VIDEO: EMPA-REG, LEADER trial results produce ‘exciting time’ for diabetes care

July 29, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — The results of the EMPA-REG Outcome study and the LEADER trial have expanded physicians’ armamentariums to be able to…

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