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Cardiovascular disorders


09-05-2018 | Heart failure | News

Network meta-analysis backs SGLT2 inhibitors for heart failure prevention

The results of a network meta-analysis offer strong support for use of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors to prevent heart failure (HF) in patients with type 2 diabetes.

09-05-2018 | Retinopathy | News

Meta-analysis confirms tight blood pressure control lowers diabetic retinopathy risk

Meta-analysis data show that intensive blood pressure control significantly reduces the risk for developing diabetic retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes.

09-04-2018 | Dyslipidemia | News

Naturally low LDL cholesterol levels linked to increased type 2 diabetes risk

Patients with very low low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels unrelated to statin use have double the risk for type 2 diabetes compared with those with normal cholesterol levels, an analysis of electronic health records shows.

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05-22-2018 | Nutritional management | Editorial | Article

UK nutrition guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes: An update for primary care

Advisory Board member Pamela Dyson underlines the key features for healthcare professionals working in diabetes education, diabetes management, type 2 diabetes prevention, and cardiovascular risk reduction.

02-13-2018 | Older adults | Editorial | Article

Does setting treatment targets risk the overtreatment of type 2 diabetes in older patients?

The drive to achieve lower HbA1c targets in older patients is not without concern or risk. Our UK Board address concerns highlighted by recent trials and discuss whether current guidelines do enough to mitigate the risks of overtreatment.

12-14-2017 | Guidelines | Editorial | Article

What is new in the 2018 American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes?

Jay Shubrook, Chair of the American Diabetes Association’s Primary Care Advisory Group, outlines what's new in 2018's ADA Standards of Care update. 

Journal articles and book chapters

08-24-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Review | Article

Atrial fibrillation and type 2 diabetes: Prevalence, etiology, pathophysiology and effect of anti‐diabetic therapies

Bell DSH, Gonclaves E. Diabetes Obes Metab 2018. doi: 10.1111/dom.13512

08-18-2018 | Bone health | Review | Article

Lifestyle management of diabetes: implications for the bone-vascular axis

Pieralice S et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 84. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1060-y

07-23-2018 | SGLT2 inhibitors | Review | Article

SGLT2 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes management: Key evidence and implications for clinical practice

Wilding J et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0471-8

Case reports

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