In the Journals

Balloon pulmonary angioplasty compares favorably with riociguat in CTEPH

July 17, 2019
When compared with riociguat therapy, balloon pulmonary angioplasty was associated with more improvement in some parameters of hemodynamics and…
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VIDEO: Heart in Diabetes aims to address ‘avalanche of data’ on diabetes, CVD

July 16, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — In this video exclusive, Mikhail N. Kosiborod, MD, FACC, FAHA, co-chair of the third annual Heart in Diabetes conference…
Meeting News

Weight loss mediates CV damage of fatty liver in diabetes

July 16, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is an “unrecognized epidemic” among people with type 2 diabetes, according to a…
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Multitude of treatment options puts drastically reduced LDL cholesterol within reach

July 16, 2019
PHILADELPHIA —LDL cholesterol can be reduced to even more beneficial levels than ever before by use of a number of medications, including PCSK9…
In the Journals

Titin variants may affect LVEF despite cardiomyopathy status

July 16, 2019
Patients of European ancestry with proportion spliced in truncating variants in the titin, or TTN, gene had an abnormal phenotype exemplified by…
In the Journals

Delays in EMS response affect treatment, outcomes in STEMI

July 16, 2019
The length of response by emergency medical services has an impact on the treatment and outcomes of patients with STEMI, according to findings…
In the Journals

Non–vitamin K oral anticoagulants may be best in early-stage CKD

July 15, 2019
In patients with early-stage chronic kidney disease, non–vitamin K oral anticoagulants have superior benefit-risk profiles than vitamin K…
FDA News

FDA approves gadobutrol injections for use in cardiac MRIs

July 15, 2019
Bayer announced it has received approval from the FDA for its gadobutrol injection for use in cardiac MRIs to gauge myocardial perfusion and late…
FDA News

FDA approves next-generation MitraClip for mitral regurgitation

July 15, 2019
Abbott announced that a fourth-generation heart valve repair device for the treatment of patients with mitral regurgitation has been approved by the…
In the Journals

Elevated BP, LDL in young adults increase risk for CV events later in life

July 15, 2019
Young adults with elevated systolic BP, diastolic BP and LDL had an increased risk for CVD later in life regardless of exposures later in adulthood…
Meeting News

Trial data highlight need for redefined guidelines for older adults with diabetes

July 15, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Older adults with type 2 diabetes can derive meaningful cardiovascular and renal benefits from newer antihyperglycemic agents…
In the Journals

Overactive bladder drug may not increase risk for CV events

July 15, 2019
Patients with overactive bladder who were dispensed mirabegron did not have an increased risk for CV events compared with other treatments, according…
Meeting News

Ethnicity, age, sex influence CV risk in type 2 diabetes

July 15, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The growing global burden of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease disproportionately affects people living in countries…
Meeting News

Ezetimibe plus simvastatin yields greatest CV benefit in high-risk diabetes

July 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — In a subgroup analysis of the IMPROVE-IT trial, which included patients with recent ACS on statin therapy, those with diabetes…
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VIDEO: SGLT-2 inhibitors provide positive cardiorenal outcomes

July 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — In this video exclusive, Mark E. Cooper, AO, PhD, head of the department of diabetes at Monash University in Melbourne…
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Influence of insulin resistance illustrates heightened CVD risk in ‘pre-prediabetes’

July 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Insulin resistance is a more important cardiometabolic risk factor than glucose tolerance, increasing cardiovascular risk even…
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VIDEO: George Grunberger, MD, highlights AACE diabetes algorithm update

July 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — In this video exclusive, George Grunberger, MD, FACP, FACE, chairman of the Grunberger Diabetes Institute, provides an update…
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Severe hypoglycemia indicates cardiovascular, cognitive danger

July 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Severe hypoglycemic events can present cardiovascular and cognitive risks, and hypoglycemia should signal a call to action for…
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VIDEO: PCSK9 inhibitors show benefit in high-risk groups

July 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — In this video exclusive, Pam R. Taub, MD, FACC, cardiologist and associate professor of medicine at University of California…
Meeting News

Preventive cardiology: Setting the stage for integration of lipids, diabetes and the heart

July 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — In recent years, preventive cardiology has spontaneously emerged as its own “subspecialty” across multiple…