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Diabetes, depression predict poor survival, rehospitalization in patients with heart failure

August 31, 2015

Poorer survival and rehospitalization in patients with heart failure are associated with comorbid diabetes and depressive symptoms, according to recent study findings published in BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care.

Effective strategies are needed for regularly evaluating and managing comorbid conditions to improve survival and reduce hospitalization rates, researchers wrote.

Gerasimos Filippatos, MD Meeting News Coverage

ARTS-HF: Finerenone effective, safe in patients hospitalized for worsening HF

August 31, 2015
LONDON — In patients hospitalized for worsening HF, finerenone and eplerenone yielded similar decreases in the cardiac biomarker NT-proBNP at 90 days, but…
Bhautesh Jani, MBBS, MRCS, MRCGP, DFSRH Meeting News CoveragePerspective

Depression, BP extremes may predict CV events

August 30, 2015
LONDON — The combination of depressive symptoms and very high or low BP levels may signal increased risk for CV events among patients with existing heart disease…
Jan Westerink In the Journals

HbA1c levels CV events modestly related in type 2 diabetes

August 26, 2015
A modest, but not statistically significant, relationship was found between HbA1c levels and cardiovascular events in people with type 2 diabetes, according to recent…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses relationship between statin therapy, diabetes

VIDEO: Expert discusses relationship between statin therapy, diabetes

June 12, 2015
CHICAGO — Health care professionals should be aware of the link between statin use and increased risk for type 2…
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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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