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08-07-2020 | Adverse effects | News

Case of canagliflozin-triggered rosuvastatin-induced myotoxicity reported

Canadian clinicians have reported the case of a woman on long-term rosuvastatin treatment who developed rhabdomyolysis within days of starting on canagliflozin.

06-24-2020 | ADA 2020 | Conference coverage | Article

ADA 2020 goes virtual! Editorial Board conference highlights

Listen to our Editorial Board reflecting on their ADA scientific highlights, and its novel virtual format (34:17).

12-06-2019 | Lipid-lowering medications | News

Cholesterol levels predict vascular events decades in advance

A major study shows that non-high-density lipoprotein levels predict atherosclerosis events over a 30-year timescale.

04-11-2019 | Lipid-lowering medications | News

BANTING confirms evolocumab benefits in type 2 diabetes

The potent lipid-lowering effects of the PCSK9 inhibitor evolocumab have been demonstrated in a randomized trial conducted specifically in people with type 2 diabetes.

01-30-2019 | Retinopathy | News

Possible retinopathy benefits with statins for diabetes patients with dyslipidemia

A population-based study suggests that treatment with a statin may slow the risk for new and worsening retinopathy in patients with diabetes and dyslipidemia.

11-06-2018 | Cardiovascular outcomes | Highlight | News

Type 2 diabetes, polyvascular disease combine to increase cardiovascular risk

Type 2 diabetes and polyvascular disease are additive risk factors for cardiovascular events in patients with acute coronary syndromes, a secondary analysis of the IMPROVE-IT trial suggests.

10-26-2018 | PCSK9 inhibitors | Review | Article

Inhibiting PCSK9: Biology beyond LDL control

Stoekenbroek RM et al. Nat Rev Endocrinol 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41574-018-0110-5

10-15-2018 | Statins | Review | Article

Beyond statins: Who and when to prescribe?

Ganda O. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 126. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1087-0

06-30-2018 | Metformin | Review | Article

Actions of metformin and statins on lipid and glucose metabolism and possible benefit of combination therapy

van Stee MF, de Graaf AA, Groen AK. Cardiovasc Diabetol 2018; 17: 94. doi: 10.1186/s12933-018-0738-4

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

06-08-2018 | Cardiovascular outcomes | Article

Skin autofluorescence predicts major adverse cardiovascular events in patients with type 1 diabetes: A 7-year follow-up study

Blanc-Bisson C et al. Cardiovasc Diabetol 2018; 17: 82. doi: 10.1186/s12933-018-0718-8

05-22-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Article

Effect of canagliflozin on left ventricular diastolic function in patients with type 2 diabetes

Matsutani D et al. Cardiovasc Diabetol 2018; 17: 73. doi: 10.1186/s12933-018-0717-9

05-19-2018 | Risk factors | Review | Article

Prioritising risk factors for type 2 diabetes: Causal inference through genetic approaches

Wittemans LBL, Lotta LA, Langenberg C. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 40. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1009-1

05-15-2018 | Type 2 diabetes | Article

Prevalence and incidence of complications at diagnosis of T2DM and during follow-up by BMI and ethnicity: A matched case–control analysis

Owusu Adjah ES et al. Cardiovasc Diabetol 2018; 17: 70. doi: 10.1186/s12933-018-0712-1

05-08-2018 | Cardiovascular disorders | Article

Sex-specific relevance of diabetes to occlusive vascular and other mortality: A collaborative meta-analysis of individual data from 980,793 adults from 68 prospective studies

Prospective Studies Collaboration and Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(18)30079-2

04-06-2018 | Statins | Article

Intensive treat-to-target statin therapy in high-risk Japanese patients with hypercholesterolemia and diabetic retinopathy: Report of a randomized study

Itho H et al. Diabetes Care 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.2337/dc17-2224

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