Latest Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) News
Despite research suggesting that there may be increased cardiovascular risk from off-label prescription testosterone use, usage in men with coronary artery disease remains higher than in men without coronary artery disease.
Reduction in risk for range of critical outcomes greatest for daily dietary fiber intake of 25 to 29 g.
Health expenditure greater for person with 2 diseases simultaneously than for the diseases separately.
Fewer patients admitted to hospital for MI, cardiac arrest, stroke working at 3 years postevent
Cardiovascular risk increased with sulfonylureas and basal insulin versus newer classes of ADM
Cumulative proportional probability for AF events greatest for those in the highest quartile of salt intake
Higher risk seen on Christmas Eve, particularly in older adults with diabetes, heart disease
Sex, high and low baseline potassium levels, and reduced renal function independently predict hyper- and hypokalemia in patients with heart failure.
Lowest risk seen for adherent patients receiving high-intensity statin and/or ezetimibe regimen
Trial results do not support use of vitamin D receptor activators to prevent cardiovascular events in patients with end-stage renal disease and low intact parathyroid hormone levels.
Risk for statin-induced serious muscle injury 0.1 percent, newly diagnosed diabetes 0.2%
Prediction independent of traditional risk factors such as MetS, glucose, HbA1c in general population
Increase especially great among women, who were less likely to receive guideline-based treatment.
Blood pressure, smoking, type 1 and 2 diabetes linked to higher hazard ratios for women than men
Report provides guidance on reducing CV risk in patients with T2DM and atherosclerotic CV disease
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