Patients with diabetes and obesity who had metabolic surgery were matched in a 1:5 ratio to those who received usual care, with incidence of a major cardiovascular event (MACE) as the primary outcome.
The American Heart Association (AHA) addressed use of antithrombotics, hypertension drugs, and cholesterol therapies in patients with stable coronary artery disease and diabetes, among other recommendations.
An accompanying editorial noted that the results from this Chinese study highlight the need for a global emphasis on preventing cardiovascular disease.
The results highlight the heterogeneity of type 2 diabetes and may help explain the differences in disease progression and response to glucose-lowering treatment seen in clinical practice, an accompanying comment
Risk for major adverse cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality was higher when a sulfonylurea was added to metformin compared to other typical second- or third-line therapy options in a recent Danish study.
While we could not determine causality between insulin and mortality, we highlight a vulnerable population which needs additional resources in the discharge transition period,” the authors wrote.
probably indicates a more accelerated intimal hyperplasia, greater degree of vascular inflammation and/or endothelial dysfunction, and increased plaque vulnerability in insulin-treated diabetic patients, and highlights the need for
An analysis of patients with insulin-treated diabetes found that 38% of those with late-onset type 1 diabetes did not receive insulin at diagnosis, nearly half of whom reported a type 2 diabetes diagnosis.
A recent scientific statement on diabetes and heart failure summarizes the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and impact of diabetes on outcomes in heart failure; reviews pharmacological therapy and lifestyle modification; highlights the value
Other independent predictors of long-term weight loss included greater weight loss in the first year and older age, according to this follow-up analysis of the Diabetes Prevention Program.