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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…
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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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The Patient With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
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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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Diabetes risk higher for middle-aged adults who habitually stay up late

April 1, 2015
Diabetes, metabolic syndrome and sarcopenia were more likely to develop in people who prefer late nights than in early risers, even with the same…
In the Journals

Higher CV risk with acarbose than metformin in type 2 diabetes

March 27, 2015
In the nationwide cohort study, Lee-Ming Chuang, MD, PhD, of Nationwide Taiwan University Hospital, and colleagues evaluated data from the Taiwan…
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Updated diabetes care guidelines for PCPs stress importance of individualized treatment

March 23, 2015
Recent updates to the American Diabetes Association’s Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes place an emphasis on individualizing and tailoring…
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Diabetes prevalence lower in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia than unaffected relatives

March 11, 2015
Patients with familial hypercholesterolemia had a lower prevalence of type 2 diabetes compared with relatives without familial hypercholesterolemia…
Gabriela Vazquez-Benitez In the Journals

Diabetes, CVD increase rates of CV events

February 27, 2015
Among adults with diabetes, paying extra attention to traditional cardiovascular risk factors could reduce the rates of cardiovascular events and…
Jill Kanaley In the Journals

After-dinner exercise decreases CVD risk in type 2 diabetes

February 19, 2015
Cardiovascular disease risk decreased among obese adults with type 2 diabetes when they exercised after a meal, according to study findings published…
In the Journals

BP reduction in type 2 diabetes may lower CVD risks at levels below guideline recommendations

February 10, 2015
A lower risk for cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease events, as well as improved mortality, was found among patients with type 2…
In the Journals

Immigration variables, not language barriers, affect diabetes complications

February 6, 2015
Language barriers do not appear to increase the risk for diabetes complications in a heterogeneous immigrant population with universal health…
Rachel Simmons In the Journals

CV risk in women with type 1 diabetes nearly double that in men

February 6, 2015
Women with type 1 diabetes have approximately 40% greater risk for death from all causes, and two times the risk for fatal and nonfatal vascular…
Benjamin Scirica In the Journals

Safety of Onglyza unaltered by kidney function

February 4, 2015
Onglyza treatment did not alter the risk for ischemic cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes who had a range of impaired renal…
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