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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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Diabetes Mellitus 101 for Cardiologists, Part 7

In this week’s Homerun Slides, Dr. Stanley Schwartz discusses the “Adipocytokine Syndrome” which he describes as “A New Model for Insulin Resistance and Beta Cell Dysfunction.” He also reviews and compares several diabetes drugs’ effects on insulin resistance and beta cell function as well as other diabetes comorbidities….   To download these …

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