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VIDEO: EMPA-REG, LEADER trial results produce ‘exciting time’ for diabetes care

July 29, 2016

NEW ORLEANS — The results of the EMPA-REG Outcome study and the LEADER trial have expanded physicians’ armamentariums to be able to decrease patients with diabetes risks for cardiovascular disease, according to Amisha Wallia, MD, MS, of Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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Adults with congenital heart disease at elevated risk for type 2 diabetes

July 21, 2016
Patients older than 30 years with congenital heart disease, particularly cyanotic congenital heart disease, have increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes…
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Risk for CV outcomes, all-cause death varies by DPP-IV, TZD use

July 19, 2016
In patients with type 2 diabetes, risk for cardiovascular disease, heart failure and all-cause mortality varies by diabetes drug classes, alone and combined with…
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INTERSTROKE: Modifiable risk factors may explain nine of 10 acute strokes

July 18, 2016
Ten modifiable risk factors, most importantly hypertension, account for approximately 90% of acute strokes worldwide, according to the INTERSTROKE case-control study…
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The Patient with Uncontrolled Diabetes at High Risk for a Cardiovascular Event

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The 2015 AACE guidelines incorporate an integrated consideration of micro- and macrovascular risk (including…
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VIDEO: Results of LEADER trial provide “robust demonstration” of cardiovascular event reduction in high-risk type 2 diabetes

July 1, 2016
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VIDEO: Diabetes may be risk equivalent for PAD, CAS

April 3, 2016
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Intensive glycemic control preserves muscle strength in patients with type 2 diabetes, heart failure

May 3, 2016
In patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic heart failure, 4 months of intensive glycemic control had no adverse effect on left ventricular…

Abbott to acquire St. Jude Medical

April 28, 2016
Abbott announced that it will acquire St. Jude Medical in an effort to enhance its global scale and diversify its portfolio. With the acquisition…

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PEGASUS-TIMI 54: Long-term ticagrelor benefits patients with history of MI, diabetes, PAD

April 28, 2016
CHICAGO — Two subanalyses of the PEGASUS-TIMI 54 study of stable patients with prior MI showed that ticagrelor reduced major adverse CV events…

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Lipid-lowering therapy reduces risk for CVD, death in type 1 diabetes

April 26, 2016
People with type 1 diabetes without a history of cardiovascular disease may have reduced risk for cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular death…

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Healthy diet may reduce hypertension risk in women with gestational diabetes

April 21, 2016
Women with gestational diabetes were 20% less likely to develop hypertension later in life if they maintained a healthy diet, researchers reported in…

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Major bleeding risk low in real-world study of high-risk users of rivaroxaban

April 20, 2016
CHICAGO — A postmarketing study of users with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation taking rivaroxaban confirms that the real-world risk for major…

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VIDEO: PEGASUS-TIMI 54 analysis shows reduced risk for MACE in patients with diabetes

April 7, 2016
CHICAGO — At the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session, Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, provides investigator insight on a new…

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STAMPEDE: Glycemic benefits of bariatric surgery sustained up to 5 years

April 6, 2016
CHICAGO — Patients with mild to moderate obesity and type 2 diabetes who underwent bariatric surgery had better glycemic control than patients…

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VIDEO: Diabetes may be risk equivalent for PAD, CAS

April 3, 2016
CHICAGO — In this video exclusive, Jeffrey S. Berger, MD, discusses new research on the prevalence of peripheral artery disease and carotid…

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CTOs linked to mortality in patients with CAD, diabetes

March 31, 2016
In patients with CAD and diabetes, the presence of chronic total occlusion of coronary arteries was linked to increased mortality in patients…

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