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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 diabetes, researchers reported.

The researchers analyzed 5,149 individuals born from 1963 to 1980 with congenital heart disease in Denmark and who were alive at age 30 years.

In the Journals

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 combined with…
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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 case-control study…

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 other dairy products…
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Secondary Prevention of Atherothrombotic Events: Current Insights on Advancing Science

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co.

Prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is critical in light of its associated mortality, morbidity, and economic…
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VIDEO: Daniel P. Kelly, MD, details ‘vicious cycle’ between obesity, diabetes and CVD

December 15, 2015
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Highlights from ACC Scientific Session 2016

Highlights from ACC Scientific Session 2016

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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
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FDA News

FDA strengthens kidney warnings on Invokana, Farxiga labels

June 14, 2016
The FDA issued a drug safety communication stating that it has revised the warning labels of SGLT2 inhibitors Invokana/Invokamet and Farxiga/Xigduo…

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Jardiance slows kidney disease progression in adults with type 2 diabetes

June 14, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — The SGLT2 inhibitor Jardiance was associated with slower progression of kidney disease and fewer clinically relevant renal events…

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Diabetes Collaborative Registry highlights real-world clinical management of patients with diabetes

June 14, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Clinicians who submit data to the Diabetes Collaborative Registry regularly adhere to four of seven quality metrics when treating…

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LEADER trial: Victoza lowers risk for CV death, MI, stroke in high-risk type 2 diabetes

June 13, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Patients with type 2 diabetes and a history of cardiovascular disease assigned Victoza therapy saw reduced risk for…

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EXAMINE: CV events raise mortality risk for patients with diabetes

June 13, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — In patients with type 2 diabetes and a recent acute coronary syndrome in the EXAMINE trial, those who experienced nonfatal…

In the Journals

Onglyza does not increase risk for hospitalized heart failure

June 13, 2016
Recent findings published in the Annals of Internal Medicine showed that Onglyza did not increase the risk for hospitalized heart failure compared…

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High maternal apolipoprotein B may indicate increased CV risk in children

June 12, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Offspring of children born to mothers with elevated levels of apolipoprotein B had six times the likelihood of having high…

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AHA metrics for heart health may translate to diabetes prevention in black adults

June 11, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Black adults who met a higher number of the American Heart Association ideal cardiovascular health metrics also had a lower risk…

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CVD mortality declining among U.S. adults with diabetes

June 11, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — From 2000 to 2011, adults with diabetes experienced greater reductions in cardiovascular disease mortality than adults without…

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Type 2 diabetes, prior CVD raise risk for CKD

June 9, 2016
Adults with long-standing type 2 diabetes and prior cardiovascular disease are more likely to have chronic kidney disease vs. patients without those…

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