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Intervention program reduces CVD risk in Appalachian patients with diabetes

February 2, 2016

Community lifestyle intervention classes through the Complete Health Improvement Program reduced CVD risk factors in patients with elevated fasting blood glucose or a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes living in Appalachian Ohio, researchers reported in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.

Researchers conducted a retrospective analysis on short-term changes in CVD risk factors in 110 participants of six Ohio University CHIP cohorts in Appalachian Ohio from 2011 to 2012.

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CV risk factors increase mortality in patients with dementia

February 1, 2016
CHD, congestive HF, diabetes, male sex and smoking may increase the risk for death in older adults with dementia. Irene E. van de Vorst, MD, of the Julius…
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Long-term niacin therapy may raise risk for new-onset diabetes

January 28, 2016
Results of recent meta-analysis suggest a moderately increased risk for new-onset diabetes after treatment with niacin, regardless of background therapy with statins or…
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Diabetes duration an important predictor of stroke in patients with AF

January 19, 2016
In patients with diabetes and atrial fibrillation, the duration of diabetes may be a more important predictor of ischemic stroke than glycemic control.Utilizing data…
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Moderate wine intake may reduce cardiometabolic risk in adults with diabetes

November 6, 2015
Moderate consumption of alcohol, especially red wine, in addition to a healthy diet may modestly reduce cardiometabolic risk among patients with…
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MAJESTIC: DES to treat femoropopliteal lesions shows high patency, low TLR

November 2, 2015
LAS VEGAS — A drug-eluting stent was safe and had a high patency rate in patients with femoropopliteal artery lesions, regardless of whether a…
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Heritability of PCOS provides clues for metabolic risk

October 28, 2015
BOSTON — Polycystic ovary syndrome is the most powerful predictor of type 2 diabetes in young women, but the disorder also offers clues for…
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New diabetes drugs offer more options, some safety concerns

October 27, 2015
BOSTON — New diabetes drugs entering the market provide an increasing number of treatment options for patients living with the disease, making…
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New diabetes technology improves care, but not cure-all

October 24, 2015
BOSTON – New technologic advances have changed the landscape of diabetes management, but effective treatment still comes down to how the…
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VIDEO: Changing landscape of diabetes care explored at CMHC 2015

October 24, 2015
BOSTON — In this video, John B. Buse, MD, PhD, discusses the evolving landscape of care for patients with type 2 diabetes.“There has…
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VIDEO: Today marks 'exciting time at intersection of diabetes and CV medicine'

October 22, 2015
BOSTON — The results of CV outcomes studies of diabetes therapies continue to answer important questions regarding the safety of new treatment…
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VIDEO: Recent advances in diabetes highlighted at Cardiometabolic Health Congress

October 22, 2015
BOSTON — In this video, Jay S. Skyler, MD, MACP, co-chairperson of the Cardiometabolic Health Congress, discusses recent advances in the…
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The Patient With Atrial Fibrillation

October 15, 2015 Expires: 10/15/2016
Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of tachyarrhythmia and is characterized by disorganization of the heart’s electrical activity, increasing…
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New-onset diabetes risk rises with BP

October 8, 2015
Elevated BP may be a risk factor for new-onset type 2 diabetes, and the association appears strongest in those who are younger and have a lower BMI…
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