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VIDEO: Results of LEADER trial may have ‘huge impact’ on patients with diabetes

August 26, 2016

Results of the LEADER trial demonstrated that treatment with liraglutide compared with placebo in patients with type 2 diabetes not only decreased cardiovascular death, but also decreased nonfatal stroke and nonfatal myocardial infarction.

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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…
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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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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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Adults with congenital heart disease at elevated risk for type 2 diabetes

July 21, 2016
Patients older than 30 years with congenital heart disease, particularly cyanotic congenital heart disease, have increased risk for developing type 2…

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Risk for CV outcomes, all-cause death varies by DPP-IV, TZD use

July 19, 2016
In patients with type 2 diabetes, risk for cardiovascular disease, heart failure and all-cause mortality varies by diabetes drug classes, alone and…

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INTERSTROKE: Modifiable risk factors may explain nine of 10 acute strokes

July 18, 2016
Ten modifiable risk factors, most importantly hypertension, account for approximately 90% of acute strokes worldwide, according to the INTERSTROKE…

Butter consumption does not increase risk of death, chronic diseases

July 15, 2016
Researchers have found that the consumption of butter does not necessarily lead to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and mortality, compared with…

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Arterial revascularization benefits patients with diabetes undergoing CABG

July 15, 2016
CABG with total arterial revascularization conferred better long-term mortality in patients with diabetes than conventional CABG, researchers…

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NHANES: HbA1c increasing among adults with obesity

July 14, 2016
Adults with obesity have experienced a steady increase in mean HbA1c during the past 3 decades, which indicates a rising risk for type 2 diabetes…

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Diabetes increases mortality risk after acute MI

July 5, 2016
Adults with diabetes have higher mortality risk after an acute MI than those without diabetes, according to data published in the Journal of

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VIDEO: Results of LEADER trial provide “robust demonstration” of cardiovascular event reduction in high-risk type 2 diabetes

July 1, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — In this video, Michael T. McDermott, MD, director of endocrinology and diabetes practice at the University of Colorado Hospital…

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FDA advisory committee splits on CV benefit claim for Jardiance

June 28, 2016
An FDA advisory panel on Tuesday voted 12 to 11 in favor of an expanded indication for the SGLT2 inhibitor Jardiance, supporting language in the…

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