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Diabetes increases risk for amputation, death after endovascular treatment for PAD

Diabetes increases risk for amputation, death after endovascular treatment for PAD
July 24, 2017

Patients with diabetes and symptomatic peripheral artery disease are at a higher risk for major amputation and all-cause death at 12 months after endovascular revascularization, especially among those with critical limb ischemia, according to data published in the Journal of Endovascular Therapy.

However, researchers found no relationship between diabetes and target limb revascularization.

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Top takeaways from the Heart in Diabetes conference

July 21, 2017
Endocrine Today has compiled a list of the top five news stories posted from the Heart in Diabetes conference, held July 14 to 16 in Philadelphia. …
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VIDEO: New recommendations made for patients at extreme risk for CVD

July 21, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — In this Endocrine Today video perspective, Yehuda Handelsman, MD, FACP, MACE, FNLA, medical director and principal investigator of the Metabolic…
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Biomarkers, CAC scoring offer advantages to predict CV risk in patients with diabetes

July 20, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Predicting CV risk in patients with diabetes using biomarkers or imaging modalities for coronary artery calcium scoring each have their benefits…
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