Meeting News

Treatment goals, benefits in CKD, CVD may need revisiting

July 15, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Lack of data may lead to changes in treatment goals and benefits for patients with cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney…
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Consider patient risk when targeting BP in diabetes

July 15, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — A debate continues over the optimal target for blood pressure management in type 2 diabetes with comorbid hypertension, with…
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Cardiologists should consider prescribing GLP1 agents for CVD prevention in type 2 diabetes

July 15, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Although endocrinologists may routinely prescribe the newer classes of diabetes drugs approved for cardiovascular risk…
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VIDEO: Focus on heart failure prevention warranted in patients with diabetes

July 15, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — In this video exclusive, Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA, FACC, FAHA, the Patrick A. Lehan Professor and chairman of the department…
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Lifestyle changes necessary for mitigating cardiometabolic risk

July 15, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Lifestyle modifications, such as adherence to a healthy diet, smoking cessation and adequate exercise, are a must to help reduce…
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VIDEO: Newer diabetes agents join cardiologists' arsenal

July 14, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — In this video exclusive, Darren K. McGuire, MD, MHSc, professor of medicine in the division of cardiology, Dallas Heart Ball…
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In diabetes with CVD, traditional risk factor modification remains top priority

July 14, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Studies demonstrating the dual efficacy of antihyperglycemic agents on both glucose and cardiovascular disease risk should…
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Mixed results seen in cardiovascular outcome trials of diabetes agents

July 14, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Although some of the leading safety trials of newer anti-hyperglycemic drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes have shown…
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Consumer technology poised to improve diabetes, CVD management

July 14, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Wearable technologies may soon play a larger role in prevention and management of diabetes and heart disease, according to a…
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VIDEO: Heart failure presents unique challenges in diabetes

July 14, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — In this video exclusive, Mikhail Kosiborod, MD, FACC, FAHA, cardiologist at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute…
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VIDEO: Awareness of CV effects of diabetes continues to grow

July 14, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — In this video exclusive, Yehuda Handelsman, MD, FACP, MACE, FNLA, medical director and principal investigator of the Metabolic…
FDA News

FDA recalls several valsartan medicines, citing detection of impurity

July 14, 2018
The FDA is alerting health care professionals and patients of a voluntary recall of several drug products containing the active ingredient valsartan…
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Most adults with diabetes, CVD do not meet secondary prevention targets

July 13, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Less than one-third of adults with diabetes and cardiovascular disease achieve goals for secondary prevention, including smoking…
In the Journals

Under new AAP guideline, more US youths classified as having hypertension

July 13, 2018
Although the prevalence of hypertension among U.S. youths aged 12 to 19 years decreased between 2001 and 2016, there was an increase in the number of…
In the Journals

IVC filter increases 30-day mortality in VTE with contraindication to anticoagulation

July 13, 2018
Patients with venous thromboembolism and a contraindication to anticoagulation who received an inferior vena cava filter had a significantly…

Integrating yoga into health care benefits numerous patients

July 13, 2018
As the body of research validating the health benefits of yoga continues to grow, the ancient practice is becoming increasingly popular as a method…
In the Journals

Embolic debris captured in most patients undergoing TAVR

July 13, 2018
A cerebral embolic protection system captured embolic debris in nearly all patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement, regardless of…
In the Journals

Treatment effect of apixaban consistent regardless of history of falls

July 13, 2018
In a subanalysis of the ARISTOTLE trial, history of falls had no bearing on the improved safety and efficacy of apixaban vs. warfarin in patients…
Meeting News

Heart in Diabetes conference focuses on intersection of cardiometabolic specialties

July 13, 2018
Leading experts from a range of specialties will once again come together to address the relationship between type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular and…

Analysis: CMS stopping risk adjustment payments leaves insurance premiums in limbo, jeopardizes Affordable Care Act

July 12, 2018
The CMS decision to stop further collections or payments under the risk adjustment program leaves many questions about future health coverage and…