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ATMOSPHERE: Aliskiren fails to benefit patients with HF, diabetes vs. enalapril

May 26, 2016

In patients with diabetes and HF, the direct renin inhibitor aliskiren did not significantly improve outcomes compared with the ACE inhibitor enalapril, according to new data from the ATMOSPHERE trial.

In the overall results, presented in April, aliskiren (Tekturna, Novartis) alone or combined with enalapril did not improve CV mortality or hospitalization for HF compared with enalapril alone.

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Insulin resistance a culprit for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

May 21, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — The prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is high in patients with diabetes, and insulin resistance is a common cause, according to a…
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Despite guideline changes, statin use unchanged or lower in patients with diabetes

May 21, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — The rate of statin use in adults with diabetes has remained steady or declined since 2014, according to findings presented at the National Lipid…
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Trial Scorecard: STAMPEDE

Cardiology Today, May 2016
Researchers compared outcomes of intensive medical therapy, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery or sleeve gastrectomy in patients with mild to moderate obesity and type 2…
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Navigating a New Era of Personalized Type 2 Diabetes Care: Taking the Road Less Traveled

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In the United States, over 29 million people have diabetes, of which approximately 95% of cases are type 2 diabetes…
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VIDEO: Data on smoking cessation, diabetes therapies promising for CVD prevention

January 5, 2016
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VIDEO: Daniel P. Kelly, MD, details ‘vicious cycle’ between obesity, diabetes and CVD

December 15, 2015
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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…

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RESERVOIR: Amphilimus-eluting stent noninferior to EES in patients with diabetes

January 15, 2016
In patients with diabetes undergoing coronary revascularization, polymer-free amphilimus-eluting stents appear to be noninferior to…

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The Patient with CAD Who Develops Peripheral Arterial Disease

January 15, 2016 Expires: 1/15/2017
The prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is crucial in light of its associated mortality, morbidity, and economic consequences. The role of…

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Sedentary behavior linked to poor CV health in severe obesity

January 14, 2016
In adults with severe obesity, poor cardiovascular health and diabetes is linked to sedentary behavior, regardless of how much exercise they perform…

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Sugar-sweetened beverages associated with increased visceral fat

January 12, 2016
Regular consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages has been linked to a higher volume of visceral adipose tissue. Caroline Fox, M D, MPH,

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ACE inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers yield similar efficacy, safety in patients without HF

January 7, 2016
Angiotensin receptor blockers are as safe and effective as ACE inhibitors in patients without heart failure, with the added advantage of better…

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VIDEO: Positive CV outcomes with SGLT2 inhibitors mark ‘an exciting time’

January 7, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Raymond R. Townsend, MD, of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, discusses the promise of sodium-glucose…

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VIDEO: Data on smoking cessation, diabetes therapies promising for CVD prevention

January 5, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Pamela B. Morris, MD, associate professor of medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina and chair of the American…

A paradigm shift in BP management: Results of SPRINT and other recent trials

January 4, 2016
by Haitham M. Ahmed, MD, MPH; Seamus P. Whelton, MD, MPH; and Roger S. Blumenthal, MDIn 2015, we have seen groundbreaking updates in the treatment of…

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Bariatric surgery reduces diabetes, myocardial infarction risks

December 22, 2015
The risks for type 2 diabetes and myocardial infarction were reduced with bariatric surgery, according to recent study findings published in…

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