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VIDEO: Results of LEADER trial may have ‘huge impact’ on patients with diabetes

August 26, 2016

Results of the LEADER trial demonstrated that treatment with liraglutide compared with placebo in patients with type 2 diabetes not only decreased cardiovascular death, but also decreased nonfatal stroke and nonfatal myocardial infarction.

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Psoriasis, type 2 diabetes have similar association with coronary artery calcium

August 25, 2016
Patients with psoriasis had an association with coronary artery calcium that was similar to patients with type 2 diabetes, according to recent study results published in…
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Tight glycemic control benefits questionable for microvascular, macrovascular complications

August 24, 2016
Tight glycemic control confers no substantial benefit on the risk for microvascular or macrovascular complications, despite a consistent RR reduction for nonfatal…
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Intracoronary abciximab may improve primary PCI in patients with diabetes, STEMI

August 17, 2016
Administration of an intracoronary bolus of abciximab improved outcomes of primary PCI compared with the IV bolus in patients with diabetes and STEMI, according to a…
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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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