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Speakers revisit role of metformin in type 2 diabetes

July 16, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — The role metformin should play as first-line therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes continues to spark debate, a discussion at…
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Newer diabetes agents show promise for renal disease

July 16, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Large cardiovascular outcome trials for antidiabetes agents in two drug classes have yielded potentially promising data with…
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Physician Branding 101: Know your why, use goals to drive strategy

July 16, 2018
WASHINGTON — Physicians should push their own brand or the brand of their organization with full awareness of the goal and the appropriate…
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Experts weigh pros, cons of second-line diabetes therapies

July 16, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Panelists at the Heart in Diabetes Clinical Education Conference presented their respective arguments for their choice of SGLT2…
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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…
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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…
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Amgen, UCB resubmit biologic license application for romosozumab

July 13, 2018
Test.docx Amgen and UCB have resubmitted a biologics license application to the FDA for romosozumab for the treatment of…

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…
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For transgender youths, delay in cross-sex HT initiation increases risk for smoking

July 13, 2018
Among transgender adolescents, a longer delay between the recognition of transgender identity and the initiation of cross-sex hormone therapy is…
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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…