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11-10-2018 | Dapagliflozin | Highlight | News

DECLARE-TIMI 58 supports CV benefits of SGLT2 inhibitor class

The results of the DECLARE-TIMI 58 trial show a broadly positive effect of dapagliflozin on cardiovascular outcomes, especially heart failure, in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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.

07-04-2018 | Heart failure | News

Heart failure particularly high risk in type 1 diabetes patients

The likelihood of dying during or soon after heart failure hospitalization is higher among patients with type 1 than type 2 diabetes, report researchers.

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Opinion

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.

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.

In depth

11-10-2018 | Dapagliflozin | Feature | Video

Expert commentary: DECLARE-TIMI 58

Miles Fisher talks to medwireNews about the results of the dapagliflozin cardiovascular outcomes trial DECLARE-TIMI 58.

Journal articles and book chapters

06-23-2018 | Cardiovascular outcomes | Review | Article

Cardiovascular outcome studies in type 2 diabetes: Comparison between SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists

Scheen AJ. Diabetes Res Clin Prac 2018; 143: 88–100. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2018.06.008

06-22-2018 | Hypertension | Review | Article

The optimal blood pressure target in diabetes mellitus: A quest coming to an end?

Papadopoulou E et al. J Hum Hypertens 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41371-018-0079-5

04-28-2018 | Heart failure | Review | Article

SGLT2 inhibition and heart failure: Current concepts

Custodio JS et al. Heart Fail Rev 2018; 23: 409–418. doi: 10.1007/s10741-018-9703-2

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