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Glucagon-like peptide-1 agonists

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09-17-2018 | Prediabetes | medwireNews | News

Targeting pathophysiology from outset may slow progression to type 2 diabetes

Upfront treatment with medications that target the underlying pathophysiology of prediabetes may slow patients’ progression to type 2 diabetes, report researchers.

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.

08-17-2018 | Semaglutide | Highlight | News

Semaglutide shows promise for weight management

Findings from a dose-ranging phase II trial published in The Lancet suggest that semaglutide, in combination with lifestyle intervention, may aid weight loss in people with obesity who do not have diabetes.

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11-22-2017 | Cardiovascular disorders | Editorial | Article

Diabetes in special situations: Sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors in acute coronary syndrome

Editorial Board member Sanjay Kalra presents a pragmatic approach to the use of sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors in patients affected by acute coronary syndromes.

10-23-2017 | Cardiovascular disorders | Editorial | Article

Diabetes in special situations: Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist use in acute myocardial infarction

Editorial Board member Sanjay Kalra presents a pragmatic approach to the use of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists in patients affected by acute myocardial infarction.

01-13-2017 | Cardiovascular outcomes | Editorial | Article

Clinical implications of cardiovascular outcomes trials in type 2 diabetes

What do the results of CVOTs mean for practicing clinicians? Medicine Matters contributor, Carol Wysham reviews the latest evidence and guidelines for reducing CV risk in patients with type 2 diabetes.

In depth

01-15-2018 | Type 1 diabetes | Hot topic review | Article

What do we know about adjunct non-insulin medications in type 1 diabetes?

medwireNews outlines which medications have so far been tested as adjunct treatments for type 1 diabetes and summarizes the key trial data showing their benefits or otherwise.

10-17-2017 | GLP-1 agonists | Feature | Article

GLP-1 receptor agonists: Cardiovascular trials and triumphs

With four GLP-1 receptor agonists now having published cardiovascular outcome data, medwireNews takes a look at how the experts are interpreting the conflicting findings, and what they mean for prescribing decisions.

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Journal articles and book chapters

09-05-2018 | Older adults | Review | Article

Diabetes treatment in the elderly: Incorporating geriatrics, technology, and functional medicine

Valencia WM et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 95. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1052-y

08-17-2018 | Medications | Review | Article

Adjuvant pharmacotherapies to insulin for the treatment of type 1 diabetes

Tosur M, Redondo MJ, Lyons SK. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 79. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1041-1

06-25-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Review | Article

Shared genetic contribution of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease: Implications for prognosis and treatment

Strawbridge RJ, van Zuydam NR. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 59. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1021-5

In practice

02-16-2017 | Type 2 diabetes | In practice | Article

The role of the pharmacist in managing type 2 diabetes with glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists as add-on therapy

Meece J. Adv Ther 2017; 34: 638–657. doi: 10.1007/s12325-017-0491-1

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