In the Journals

Rising obesity, diabetes affects CVD burden in Europe

January 23, 2020
The prevalence of obesity and diabetes across 56 European Society of Cardiology member countries has increased two- to threefold in 30 years…

In the Journals

Elevated branched-chain amino acid levels tied to heart failure risk

January 22, 2020
Adults with type 2 diabetes may be more likely to experience heart failure if they have elevated branched-chain amino acid levels, according to…

In the Journals

Rising HbA1c levels contribute to CV event risk in diabetes, CAD

January 22, 2020
The longitudinal increase of HbA1c was found to be independently associated with elevated incidence of CV events for patients with diabetes and…

In the Journals

Prediabetes increases risk for proteinuria progression, CV events

January 21, 2020
A large cohort of adults with chronic kidney disease, those with prediabetes were more likely to develop proteinuria or experience a cardiovascular…

In the Journals

Novel score may predict CV event risk similarly to ASCVD risk score

January 20, 2020
A novel score to predict 10-year risk for incident CV events using patient-reported information was comparable to the atherosclerotic CVD risk score…

Diabetes and the heart: Top news of 2019

January 19, 2020
Healio and Cardiology Today compiled a list of the most-read articles on updates in diabetes and CVD published in 2019. This year, Healio readers…

FDA News

FDA approves CV risk indication for semaglutide

January 17, 2020
The FDA on Thursday approved a new indication for the GLP-1 receptor agonist semaglutide to reduce the risk for major adverse cardiovascular events…

Meeting NewsPerspective

Dapagliflozin may improve lung fluid volume in HF

January 17, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — Treatment with the SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin was not associated with a reduction in mean lung fluid volume among adults with…

In the Journals

REWIND: Dulaglutide reduces stroke risk in type 2 diabetes

January 13, 2020
Middle-aged and older adults with type 2 diabetes and additional cardiovascular risk factors assigned the GLP-1 receptor agonist dulaglutide were 24%…

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Weight gain after smoking cessation may ‘dilute’ CV benefit in type 2 diabetes

January 13, 2020
Adults with type 2 diabetes who gain weight after they quit smoking do not decrease their cardiovascular disease risks as much as those who do not…

In the Journals

FFR may confer treatment reclassification in CAD, diabetes

January 13, 2020
Routine use of fractional flow reserve to manage CAD among patients with diabetes may be linked to an increased rate of treatment reclassification…

FDA News

FDA grants priority review to dapagliflozin for HFrEF treatment

January 6, 2020
AstraZeneca announced that the SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin has been granted priority review from the FDA to reduce the risk for CV mortality or…

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CVD risk evaluation in prediabetes not improved by incorporating HbA1c

January 2, 2020
Using HbA1c may not alter the effectiveness of screening for cardiovascular disease risk among adults with prediabetes, although CVD risk is greater…

Feature

‘Focus on fun’: Reversing the trend of broken New Year’s resolutions

January 2, 2020
By the middle of February, some 80% of people will have broken their New Year’s resolutions, a clinical psychologist wrote in U.S. News and

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Diabetes doubles heart failure risk

January 2, 2020
Heart failure occurs more frequently among adults with type 2 diabetes vs. those without the disease and can be considered an independent risk factor…

Healio’s most-read cardiology news of 2019: Sex disparities, fish oil, DAPA-HF and more

December 31, 2019
Healio presents a list of the most-read cardiology articles from 2019. Our readers were interested in sex differences and disparities in heart…

In the JournalsPerspective

Dietary Inflammatory Index predicts diabetes severity

December 30, 2019
A higher score on the Dietary Inflammatory Index — indicating a more proinflammatory diet — had a significant association with diabetes…

In the Journals

Income, education, work stress may predict CVD

December 19, 2019
Low education was able to predict incident CVD among patients who were initially healthy and CVD mortality among those with prevalent cardiometabolic…

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Elevated lipoprotein(a) in type 1 diabetes heightens CV risk

December 19, 2019
Adults with type 1 diabetes may be more likely to develop macrovascular complications, albuminuria and calcified aortic valve disease if they have…

In the Journals

Diabetes, atherosclerosis increase cancer risks

December 18, 2019
Adults with diabetes and those with more than 50% carotid stenosis are at greater risks for cancer than those without diabetes and those with less…