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News

16-09-2019 | 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.

06-09-2019 | 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.

02-09-2019 | Heart failure | Highlight | News

Dapagliflozin ‘offers a new approach’ for treating heart failure

The addition of dapagliflozin to standard treatment may be beneficial for patients with established heart failure and reduced ejection fraction, indicate findings from the DAPA-HF trial.

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Opinion

14-11-2018 | 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.

13-02-2018 | 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.

22-11-2017 | 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.

In depth

16-11-2018 | 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).

10-11-2018 | Dapagliflozin | Video | Article

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

08-11-2018 | 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

23-06-2018 | 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

22-06-2018 | 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

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