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Cardiovascular Health and Diabetes: Diabetes is an inflammatory, cardiometabolic disease. It elevates nearly every cardiovascular risk factor, and most diabetes patients will die from cardiovascular disease. However, insights from new clinical research along with patient education provide new edges to improve cardiovascular outcomes in your diabetes patients.

ACCORD Analysis Suggests Intensive Glucose Lowering May Reduce Ischemic Cardiovascular Events

Higher A1C target recommended for patients over 65 with comorbidities… A team of Canadian and American researchers have analyzed data from the ACCORD trial to investigate whether the intensive lowering of glucose concentrations affects the risk of ischemic heart disease in patients with type 2 diabetes. The researchers assessed 10,251 …

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Diabetes Mellitus 101 for Cardiologists, Part 9

In this week’s Homerun Slides, Dr. Stanley Schwartz continues his review of pioglitazone as a therapy for both diabetes and cardiovascular issues. He shows how this medication is cardioprotective and that patients on this plus metformin do much better after hospitalization…. To download these slides in PowerPoint (.ppt) format, use this link: Diabetes …

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