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Stain therapy increases risk for incident diabetes in high-risk adults

October 18, 2017

Adults with prediabetes who participated in the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study were more likely to develop incident type 2 diabetes if they initiated statin therapy before diagnosis, according to an analysis published in BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care.

Statin therapy may offer health benefits that extend beyond its lipid-lowering properties, including favorable effects on systemic inflammation, endothelial function and oxidative stress, all of which are involved in the etiology of cardiometabolic diseases, Jill P. Crandall, MD, professor of clinical medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York, and colleagues wrote in the study background.

Report: Positive trends in CHD, stroke deaths reversing

October 18, 2017
Evidence suggests that declines in death rates from CHD and stroke observed since 2000 have lessened since 2011, according to a report published by the National Forum…
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Patiromer lowers potassium in patients with hyperkalemia taking RAAS inhibitors

October 17, 2017
BOSTON — Patiromer reduced serum potassium in patients with hyperkalemia and diabetic kidney disease treated with renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors…
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Sleep apnea may confer increased AF risk

October 16, 2017
BOSTON — Patients with obstructive sleep apnea or sleep-disordered breathing have an increased risk for atrial fibrillation, according to a poster presented at the…
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Back to the Future: Clinical Experience with and Access to Lipid-Lowering Agents of the Past, Present, and Future

This activity is supported by educational funding provided by Amgen and Sanofi US and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

With each passing year we gain new insight and understanding around the clinical utilization of lipid-lowering…
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VIDEO: Meeting offers `think tank’ of experts

July 15, 2017
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Cardiometabolic Health Congress

Cardiometabolic Health Congress

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VIDEO: New recommendations made for patients at extreme risk for CVD

July 21, 2017
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