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09-16-2019 | Heart failure | News

DEFINE-HF: Further support for add-on dapagliflozin as a treatment option for heart failure

Results of the DEFINE-HF trial indicate that add-on dapagliflozin treatment may improve health status among people with established heart failure and reduced ejection fraction.

09-06-2019 | Heart failure | News

Novel risk score stratifies HHF risk in type 2 diabetes

Researchers have developed a novel clinical risk score for hospitalization for heart failure, which identifies people with type 2 diabetes most likely to benefit from sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibition.

09-05-2019 | Obesity | Highlight | News

Metabolic surgery may improve cardiovascular prognosis in type 2 diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes and obesity who undergo metabolic surgery have a significantly lower risk for major adverse cardiovascular events than those who do not receive surgery, observational study data show.

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08-06-2019 | SGLT2 inhibitors | Editorial | Article

Cardiorenal syndromes and SGLT2 inhibitor usage

Sanjay Kalra explores the intrinsic link between the cardiovascular and renal systems, focusing on whether the SGLT2 inhibitor class has a role to play in diabetic patients with cardiorenal comorbidity.

11-14-2018 | Cardiovascular outcomes | Editorial | Article

What have I learned from cardiovascular outcome trials?

Endocrinologist Sanjay Kalra considers the impact that cardiovascular outcome trials have had on the standard of diabetes care and questions what else they might accomplish in the future.

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.

In depth

07-02-2019 | Dulaglutide | Podcast | Article

REWIND, DECLARE, and high-risk diabetes patients

How will the findings of the REWIND trial and the DECLARE-TIMI 58 renal outcomes analysis affect treatment decisions for high-risk diabetes patients without overt cardiovascular disease? medwireNews asks Kamlesh Khunti.

11-16-2018 | Dapagliflozin | Video | Article

Researcher comment: DECLARE-TIMI 58

DECLARE-TIMI 58 steering committee member John Wilding talks us through the trial's findings (5:49).

Journal articles and book chapters

12-13-2018 | GLP-1 agonists | Review | Article

GLP-1RAs in type 2 diabetes: Mechanisms that underlie cardiovascular effects and overview of cardiovascular outcome data

Sposito AC et al. Cardiovasc Diabetol 2018; 17: 157. doi: 10.1186/s12933-018-0800-2

11-21-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Review | Article

Unrecognised cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes: Is it time to act earlier?

Schernthaner G et al. Cardiovasc Diabetol 2018; 17: 145. doi: 10.1186/s12933-018-0788-7

11-08-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Review | Article

The evolving role of the cardiologist in the management of type 2 diabetes

Chilton RJ et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 144. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1114-1

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