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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 those without diabetes, in a recent study.

“Although diabetes is a known risk factor for developing [HF], this is the first time that it has been shown that [HF] predisposes people to developing diabetes,” researcher Douglas S. Lee, MD, PhD, FRCPC, said in a press release.

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 hypertension in…
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Glycemic index did not affect CV risk factors, insulin resistance

December 16, 2014
Diets containing foods with low glycemic index of dietary carbohydrate did not help patients with obesity or overweight achieve better insulin sensitivity, lipid levels…
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Hypoglycemia increased risks for CV events, death in patients with diabetes on insulin

December 15, 2014
Insulin-treated patients with diabetes who experience hypoglycemia are also more likely to experience cardiovascular events and die from any cause, according to research…
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Risk Management in the Cardiovascular Disease Arena

Risk Management in the Cardiovascular Disease Arena: Focus on Glycemic Control

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Francesco Rubino, MD: 'Converting' bariatric surgery into a diabetes intervention poses challenges

October 24, 2014
BOSTON — Converting a procedure that has been used for years as a weight-loss intervention into a treatment aimed…
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HF severity correlated with diabetes risk

May 21, 2014
Increasing severity of HF was associated with greater risk for the development of diabetes in a new study.However, researchers found that use of…
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Video: Specialized care recommendations for Hispanic patients with diabetes

May 21, 2014
Larissa Aviles-Santa, MPH, FACP, FACE, medical officer with the NHLBI’s Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, encourages physicians working…
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Look AHEAD: Despite ‘negative’ findings, trial offers insight and benefits

May 15, 2014
LAS VEGAS – Despite findings of futility in its primary endpoint of cardiovascular improvement, experts here said the Look AHEAD trial gave…
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Goals for lipids, blood pressure levels needed in prediabetes

May 14, 2014
LAS VEGAS — While the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists guidelines for diabetes prevention offer an HbA1c goal of normoglycemia…
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Intensive insulin improved MI survival for patients with diabetes

May 13, 2014
Intensive insulin treatment was associated with an extra 2.3 years of survival after MI in patients with diabetes, according to new findings from the…
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Yoga may improve CVD risk factors

May 2, 2014
A new meta-analysis suggests that regular yoga practice may have clinically important effects on risk factors for CVD. According to previous…
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Nocturnal hypoglycemia may increase arrhythmia risk in type 2 diabetes

May 2, 2014
Nocturnal hypoglycemia may be linked to bradycardia, atrial ectopic activity and other cardiac arrhythmia in patients with type 2 diabetes, according…
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Diabetes, vascular disease connection differs by phenotype

April 30, 2014
Clear links exist between diabetes and vascular disease but differ depending on vascular phenotype, according to findings published in Diabetes
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Email, text, video show potential to improve chronic disease care

April 23, 2014
In a new study, many patients with chronic diseases that included hypertension, diabetes and vascular disease expressed an interest in using…
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