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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 study findings published in Diabetes Care.

There was no difference in relationship among people with or without clinical manifestation of vascular disease, according to the researchers.

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Updated guidelines address CVD prevention in adults with type 2 diabetes

August 19, 2015
The American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association recently released a revised joint scientific statement outlining best practices to reduce…
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Trans fats, not saturated fats, linked to increased mortality, CHD risks

August 14, 2015
Trans fat intake was associated with an increased risk for all-cause mortality and CHD; however, consuming saturated fats did not appear to influence risk for mortality…
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Cardiac troponin T may predict CV events in diabetes, stable ischemic heart disease

August 12, 2015
Abnormal cardiac troponin T concentrations independently predicted CV death, MI or stroke in patients with diabetes and stable ischemic heart disease, according to a new…
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The Patient With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

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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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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…
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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…
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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…
Heart Health: New Guidelines and Improvements

Heart Health: New Guidelines and Improvements

February 9, 2015 Expires: 2/10/2016
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for men and women, claiming approximately 1 million lives each year. This…
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Elevated blood glucose linked to early death, other events in patients with acute HF

January 8, 2015
Slight elevation in blood glucose was associated with early mortality, future diabetes and future hospitalization among patients with acute HF, even…

New trial to focus on patients with multiple chronic diseases

January 7, 2015
A new NIH-funded, multicenter, clinical trial will be the first to focus on the management of patients with chronic kidney disease, diabetes, and…
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