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12-05-2018 | Empagliflozin | News

Empagliflozin beneficial for uncontrolled nocturnal hypertension

The addition of empagliflozin reduces nighttime blood pressure in older diabetes patients who have nocturnal hypertension despite medication including angiotensin receptor blockers, show findings from a randomized trial.

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Circulation 2018; doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.037076

09-30-2018 | UKPDS | At a glance | Article

What we learned from the UKPDS

The UKPDS has so far generated an astonishing 93 original research papers. medwireNews​​​​​​​ rounds them up.

04-18-2018 | Nephropathy | News

Neprilysin inhibition appears beneficial in diabetic kidney disease

Secondary analysis of the PARADIGM-HF trial shows that the adverse effects of diabetes on kidney function can be ameliorated by a neprilysin inhibitor.

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Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2018; Advance online publication

01-17-2018 | Hypertension | Ask the expert | Video

Why aren't we reaching blood pressure goals, despite the raised target?

In the wake of the revised blood pressure targets, Editorial Board member Jay Shubrook and Advisory Board member Robert Chilton discuss clinical approaches to get hypertensive diabetes patients to target more consistently (12:29).

01-28-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Review | Article

Blood pressure targets in type 2 diabetes. Evidence against or in favor of an aggressive approach

Mancia G, Grassi G. Diabetologia 2018; 61: 517–525. doi: 10.1007/s00125-017-4537-3

02-05-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Review | Article

Type 2 diabetes and thiazide diuretics

Scheen AJ. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 6. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-0976-6

01-05-2018 | Cardiovascular outcomes | Review | Article

Pharmacological prevention of cardiovascular outcomes in diabetes mellitus: Established and emerging agents

Saxon DR, Rasouli N, Eckel RH. Drugs 2018; 78: 203–214. doi: 10.1007/s40265-017-0857-3

01-24-2018 | Hypertension | Ask the expert | Video

When to intervene in patients with diabetes and high blood pressure?

Editorial Board member Jay Shubrook and Advisory Board member Robert Chilton get together once more to discuss best practice tips for identifying and treating hypertension in patients with pre-existing diabetes (12:17).

12-12-2017 | Anti-hypertensive medications | News

Intensive BP treatment back on table for diabetes patients

Intensive blood pressure management benefits patients whether or not they have diabetes and regardless of their baseline level of cardiovascular disease risk, shows a pooled analysis of the SPRINT and ACCORD-BP trials.

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Diabetes Care 2017; Advance online publication

11-10-2017 | Nephropathy | News

Salt restriction boosts losartan benefits in type 2 diabetes

Finding from the PROCEED trial show that dietary salt restriction helps to reduce albuminuria in patients with type 2 diabetes taking losartan, the investigators report in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.

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Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2017; Advance online publication

04-27-2017 | Cardiovascular disorders | Review | Article

Blood pressure management in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

​​​​​​​Hypertension 2017; 40: 721–729. doi: 10.1038/hr.2017.55

Author:
Hisashi Kai

07-16-2015 | Retinopathy | Book chapter | Article

A basic scientific understanding of diabetic retinopathy

In: Managing Diabetic Eye Disease in Clinical Practice. Edited by Singh RP. Springer International Publishing, 2015. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-08329-2_2

Authors:
Nathaniel Sears, Alex Yuan
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