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Diabetes, poor glycemic control linked to death, CV events after CABG

July 28, 2015

In patients with type 1 diabetes, poor glycemic control was associated with increased long-term risk for death and major adverse CV events after CABG in a population-based cohort study.

Researchers investigated whether preoperative HbA1c levels predicted death or CV events after CABG for patients with type 1 diabetes.

James Floyd In the Journals

CV risk similar for second-line diabetes drugs plus metformin

July 27, 2015
Adults with type 2 diabetes using metformin combined with insulin have a similar cardiovascular risk when compared with adults using metformin combined with…
Kim Allan Williams, MD

ACC announces new industry sponsor for Diabetes Collaborative Registry

July 25, 2015
The American College of Cardiology announced that Boehringer Ingelheim has become the latest industry sponsor of the Diabetes Collaborative Registry.The registry was…
In the Journals

Cardiometabolic multimorbidity reduces life expectancy

July 9, 2015
The risk for mortality is similar among patients with diabetes, stroke or MI, but a combination of these conditions was associated with a substantial decrease in life…
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VIDEO: Best CVD treatment approach for patients with diabetes still unclear

VIDEO: Best CVD treatment approach for patients with diabetes still unclear

May 31, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Spencer King, III, MD, MACC, of the cardiology department at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital and…
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Ingrid Gause-Nilsson Meeting News Coverage

No new danger for CV events with Farxiga in older adults

June 6, 2015
BOSTON — Farxiga is not associated with an added risk for cardiovascular events in older adults with type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease…
In the Journals

Statins underused in patients with diabetes, noncoronary atherosclerosis

June 3, 2015
Statin use is lower and less aggressive among patients with diabetes and noncoronary atherosclerotic vascular disease compared with those with…
VIDEO: Best CVD treatment approach for patients with diabetes still unclear Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Best CVD treatment approach for patients with diabetes still unclear

May 31, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Spencer King, III, MD, MACC, of the cardiology department at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital and Emory University School of…
In the Journals

Diabetes linked to increased CVD mortality risk among Chinese adults

April 29, 2015
An increased risk for death among Chinese adults, especially from cardiovascular disease, is linked to diabetes, according to recent study findings…
April Armstrong In the Journals

Diabetic patients with psoriasis may have higher risk of microvascular, macrovascular complications

April 28, 2015
Diabetic patients with psoriasis generally had an increased risk microvascular and macrovascular complications compared with diabetic patients…
In the Journals

Type 1 diabetes increases post-CABG mortality risk

April 22, 2015
Patients with type 1 diabetes appear to have twice the risk for death after undergoing CABG than patients without type 1 diabetes, according to…
FDA News

FDA panel recommends label changes for Nesina

April 16, 2015
An FDA advisory panel recommended label changes for the diabetes drug Nesina after results from a cardiovascular outcomes trial revealed an increased…
FDA News

FDA panel recommends new safety labeling for Onglyza

April 15, 2015
An FDA advisory panel recommended label changes for the diabetes drug Onglyza after results from a cardiovascular outcomes trial revealed an…
Meeting News Coverage

Glycemic control may improve clopidogrel response in patients with stable CAD

April 10, 2015
SAN DIEGO — In patients with stable CAD, high levels of plasma glucose reduced clopidogrel efficacy, according to data presented at the…
In the Journals

CABG may confer improved survival over PCI in patients with diabetes

April 8, 2015
Among patients with diabetes with CVD in the Coronary Artery Revascularization Evaluation registry, CABG was associated with better long-term…
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