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GLP-1 receptor agonists for diabetes: a review of the cardiovascular, kidney and mortality outcomes

Posted by on Oct 12, 2019 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists (GLP-1Ra) in patients with diabetes.  They found that GLP-1Ra drugs improved cardiovascular (CV), kidney and mortality outcomes.  Some background Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is caused by a reduced response to insulin. This is called insulin...

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Ticagrelor – is it effective in preventing major cardiac events in patients with diabetes and coronary artery disease?

Posted by on Sep 30, 2019 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated ticagrelor (Brilique) added to aspirin in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) and diabetes mellitus (DM).  They found that ticagrelor reduced the risk of cardiac events in these patients.  Some background Patients with diabetes have a higher risk of ischemic events (IEs). IEs are caused by a lack...

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Drug-eluting stent vs bypass grafting in diabetic patients with coronary artery disease

Posted by on Jun 4, 2019 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article investigated the safety and effectiveness of percutaneous coronary intervention with drug-eluting stent (PCI-DES) vs coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) for patients with diabetes mellitus (DM).  The authors concluded that CABG was better than PC-DES in these patients.  Some background DM is a disorder where the...

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Can diabetic status help in determining adverse events of acute coronary syndromes?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to determine the timing of mortality and other non-fatal adverse events according to diabetic status and type of acute coronary syndrome (ACS). It was found that the type of ACS but not the diabetic status determines the timing of fatal and non-fatal adverse events. Some background Patients with diabetes mellitus...

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Comparing treatment options for patients with coronary artery disease and diabetes

Posted by on Jun 27, 2013 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the outcomes of two interventional procedures for multivessel coronary artery disease, coronary artery-bypass grafting (CABG) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM). Some background Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a condition caused by the narrowing of the blood...

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A healthy diet reduces the risk of complications in patients medicated for cardiovascular disease or diabetes

Posted by on Jun 20, 2013 in Coronary artery disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell The present study examined whether combining a healthy diet with medications has an added benefit on the risk of cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and strokes . Some background Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are conditions affecting the heart and/or blood vessels. Many medications, such as beta blockers,...

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