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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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Niacin Benefits Kidney Mortality

The proportion of patients experiencing a rapid decline in estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) can be decreased significantly with niacin, as can all-cause mortality… Elani Streja, PhD Chief investigator, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, commented on the study, stated, “Across all models of adjustment, patients who took niacin had …

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Diabetes Mellitus 101 for Cardiologists, Part 8

In this week’s Homerun Slides, Dr. Stanley Schwartz reviews pioglitazone as a therapy for both diabetes and cardiovascular issues. Topics include: Pioglitazone in Dysmetabolic Syndrome, Prediabetes, Type 2 Diabetes; Effect of Pioglitazone on Cardiac Mass and Function: and Glitazones (including rosiglitazone) and Cardiac Function…. To download these slides in PowerPoint (.ppt) format, …

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