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

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, researchers reported.

The researchers analyzed 5,149 individuals born from 1963 to 1980 with congenital heart disease in Denmark and who were alive at age 30 years.

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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…

Butter consumption does not increase risk of death, chronic diseases

July 15, 2016
Researchers have found that the consumption of butter does not necessarily lead to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and mortality, compared with other dairy products…
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The Patient with Heart Failure

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Over 5 million people in the United States (US) over the age of 20 years have heart failure (HF) and the prevalence of…
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VIDEO: Results of LEADER trial provide “robust demonstration” of cardiovascular event reduction in high-risk type 2 diabetes

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Intervention program reduces CVD risk in Appalachian patients with diabetes

February 2, 2016
Community lifestyle intervention classes through the Complete Health Improvement Program reduced CVD risk factors in patients with elevated fasting…

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CV risk factors increase mortality in patients with dementia

February 1, 2016
CHD, congestive HF, diabetes, male sex and smoking may increase the risk for death in older adults with dementia. Irene E. van de

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Long-term niacin therapy may raise risk for new-onset diabetes

January 28, 2016
Results of recent meta-analysis suggest a moderately increased risk for new-onset diabetes after treatment with niacin, regardless of background…

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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

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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

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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
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