Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders Archive

Gestational Diabetes Associated With Adiposity, Puberty Onset in Offspring

Gestational Diabetes Associated With Adiposity, Puberty Onset in Offspring

Researchers assessed the impact of maternal gestational diabetes on insulin resistance and adiposity in adolescent offspring.

Type 2 Diabetes Protective Against Aortic Aneurysm, Dissection

Type 2 Diabetes Protective Against Aortic Aneurysm, Dissection

Studies have not previously examined long-term risks or mortality after aortic aneurysm or dissection in people with type 2 diabetes.

Ventricular Function With Vildagliptin in T2D and CHF

Ventricular Function With Vildagliptin in T2D and CHF

Study highlights the need to examine the safety of new glucose-lowering treatments specifically in patients with diabetes and heart failure and reduced ejection fraction.

HbA1c Predictive of Poor Heart Failure Outcomes in T2D

HbA1c Predictive of Poor Heart Failure Outcomes in T2D

Based on glycemic control and treatment method, type 2 diabetes in the heart failure population can be indicative of various risk associations.

Sudden Death in T2D: Examining the Most Common Cause of CV Mortality

Sudden Death in T2D: Examining the Most Common Cause of CV Mortality

Heart failure prevention may be an opportunity to reduce the risk of death in specific cardiovascular subcategories.

High-Dose Beta-Blockers More Effective in Chronic Heart Failure, Diabetes

High-Dose Beta-Blockers More Effective in Chronic Heart Failure, Diabetes

Greater prognostic advantages were associated with high-dose beta blockers in chronic heart failure with diabetes.

ADA Position Statement Update: Hypertension Management in Diabetes

ADA Position Statement Update: Hypertension Management in Diabetes

The latest ADA hypertension position statement incorporates advances in care since 2003.

Evolocumab May Decrease Cardiovascular Risk in Patients With and Without Diabetes

Evolocumab May Decrease Cardiovascular Risk in Patients With and Without Diabetes

PCSK9 inhibition with evolocumab might be an attractive therapy in patients with diabetes, and no discernible effect on glycaemia.

SPRINT Update: Positive CVD Outcomes With Intensive Blood Pressure Management in Prediabetes

SPRINT Update: Positive CVD Outcomes With Intensive Blood Pressure Management in Prediabetes

Patients with prediabetes who experienced intensive blood pressure management had better outcomes with CVD events and all-cause mortality.

Examining Inclusion of T2D Medication Adherence Data in Studies

Examining Inclusion of T2D Medication Adherence Data in Studies

Results suggest that medication adherence is associated with reduced risk of all-cause mortality in T2D.

Predicting Adult MetS, T2D, CV Risks in Childhood

Predicting Adult MetS, T2D, CV Risks in Childhood

BMI measurement alone can also be used to determine associations between childhood and adulthood conditions.

ICU Resource Use After Cardiac Surgery Increased With Obesity

ICU Resource Use After Cardiac Surgery Increased With Obesity

Increasing obesity is associated with increased ICU resource utilization in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.

Statins Beneficial for High-Risk Patients Despite Adverse Reactions

Statins Beneficial for High-Risk Patients Despite Adverse Reactions

From 25% to 50% of patients discontinue statins within 6 months to 1 year of starting, and the rate increases as high as 75% after 2 years.

Stroke Risk Upped With High Childhood BMI

Stroke Risk Upped With High Childhood BMI

Increases in BMI z-score between 7 and 13 years of age increase a person's risk of ischemic stroke in early adulthood.

Following Ischemic Stroke, Glycemic Control Indicative of Short-Term Outcomes

Following Ischemic Stroke, Glycemic Control Indicative of Short-Term Outcomes

Hyperglycemia treatment was left to physician's discretion.

AAP: Updated Guidelines for Managing High Blood Pressure in Children

AAP: Updated Guidelines for Managing High Blood Pressure in Children

The American Academy of Pediatrics released an update to previous hypertension management updates published in 2004.

Predicting Coronary Artery Events in T2D With Imaging Plus Risk Factor Assessment

Predicting Coronary Artery Events in T2D With Imaging Plus Risk Factor Assessment

Patients with MACE showed a greater extent of more severe coronary artery disease.

Strategies for Multivessel Revascularization in T1D: CABG vs PCI

Strategies for Multivessel Revascularization in T1D: CABG vs PCI

PCI has been linked to increased risk of CHD, mortality, MI, and repeat revascularization in type 1 diabetes.

Cardiovascular, Renal Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes

Cardiovascular, Renal Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes

More awareness for afib risk factors including age, severity of complications, and glycemic status are needed.

Lowering Heart Failure Hospitalizations in T2D: SGLT2 vs DPP4 Inhibitors

Lowering Heart Failure Hospitalizations in T2D: SGLT2 vs DPP4 Inhibitors

A retrospective analysis examined outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes treated with SGLT2 vs DPP4 inhibitors.

Population at Risk: CVD Events Increased in Metabolically Healthy Obese

Population at Risk: CVD Events Increased in Metabolically Healthy Obese

Researchers created body size phenotypes, defined by BMI category, to assess CVD incidence in a metabolically healthy obese population.

Atrial Fibrillation With Diabetes: Risk for Cardiovascular Events in Women vs Men

Atrial Fibrillation With Diabetes: Risk for Cardiovascular Events in Women vs Men

Women with atrial fibrillation and diabetes had a higher risk for mortality and cardiovascular complications compared with men.

Examined: Correlation Between Weight Increase and Heart Failure Risk

Examined: Correlation Between Weight Increase and Heart Failure Risk

Losing weight may result in a decrease of heart muscle thickness.

Cardiovascular Event Risks With Zoledronic Acid vs Oral Bisphosphonates

Cardiovascular Event Risks With Zoledronic Acid vs Oral Bisphosphonates

Patients treated with zoledronic acid vs oral bisphosphonates had higher risk for heart failure and arrhythmias.

Comparing Early, Delayed Invasive Strategy in Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes

Comparing Early, Delayed Invasive Strategy in Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes

An early invasive strategy in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes does not necessarily reduce mortality compared with a delayed strategy.

FDA Approves Pitavastatin for Hyperlipidemia, Mixed Dyslipidemia

FDA Approves Pitavastatin for Hyperlipidemia, Mixed Dyslipidemia

Multiple clinical studies have examined the efficacy of pitavastatin.

A Polygenic Risk for Severe Hypertriglyceridemia: Case Study

A Polygenic Risk for Severe Hypertriglyceridemia: Case Study

Researchers urge physicians to consider polygenic causes for patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia.

"Less Healthy" Plant Food Diet Associated With CHD Risk

"Less Healthy" Plant Food Diet Associated With CHD Risk

Researchers created 3 plant-based diet indices based on the healthiness of specific foods.

USPSTF: Lifestyle Counseling Can Protect CV Health in Low-Risk Adults

USPSTF: Lifestyle Counseling Can Protect CV Health in Low-Risk Adults

A newly released recommendation statement suggests that physicians should provide lifestyle counseling to both low- and high-risk adults to prevent CVD.

Improved Aspirin Responsiveness in Obesity With Bariatric Surgery

Improved Aspirin Responsiveness in Obesity With Bariatric Surgery

Further investigation is needed to examine the mechanism behind aspirin responsiveness following bariatric surgery.

Reducing Hypoglycemia in T1D and T2D: Insulin Degludec vs Insulin Glargine

Reducing Hypoglycemia in T1D and T2D: Insulin Degludec vs Insulin Glargine

Compared with insulin glargine, insulin degludec significantly reduced rates of hypoglycemia in patients with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Improving Patient QoL With Atorvastatin in Bronchiectasis

Improving Patient QoL With Atorvastatin in Bronchiectasis

High-dose atorvastatin therapy can reduce inflammation and improve quality of life in patients with severe bronchiectasis and P aeruginosa infection.

Insulin Therapy Initiation in T2D Associated With Sedentary Behavior, Weight Increases

Insulin Therapy Initiation in T2D Associated With Sedentary Behavior, Weight Increases

Patients with type 2 diabetes who were initiated on insulin therapy increased their sitting time and decreased their low-intensity physical activity.

Metabolic Concerns With Dutasteride Therapy for BPH

Metabolic Concerns With Dutasteride Therapy for BPH

Dutasteride therapy for benign prostatic hyperlasia has been linked to elevated HbA1c and LDL cholesterol.

Childhood Intelligence Tied to Lower Cardiovascular Mortality

Childhood Intelligence Tied to Lower Cardiovascular Mortality

Researchers linked all major causes of mortality to childhood intelligence.

Heart Failure in Type 2 Diabetes: Improving the Risk Model

Heart Failure in Type 2 Diabetes: Improving the Risk Model

N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide showed the strongest association with heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes.

High Risk of Insulin Resistance, PTSD Biomarkers in Military Veterans

High Risk of Insulin Resistance, PTSD Biomarkers in Military Veterans

Eighty-three veterans with PTSD participated in a study examining biological pathways between PTSD and metabolic diseases.

Cardiometabolic Event Risk Is Adversely Affected by Chronic Inflammation

Cardiometabolic Event Risk Is Adversely Affected by Chronic Inflammation

The least common condition, systemic lupus erythematosus, was associated with the highest association of experiencing multiple cardiometabolic events.

Elevated Adolescent BMI Increases Stroke Risk in Adulthood

Elevated Adolescent BMI Increases Stroke Risk in Adulthood

Over 37,000 men were tracked from ages 8 to 20 to examine the link between adolescent BMI and stroke risk.

Exercise Training Intervention Improves Ventricular Function in Adolescent T1D

Exercise Training Intervention Improves Ventricular Function in Adolescent T1D

Left ventricular function can be improved, but not normalized, in adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

Two-Hour Postload Glucose Test as Predictor of Cardiovascular Events

Two-Hour Postload Glucose Test as Predictor of Cardiovascular Events

Two-hour postload glucose better predicted cardiovascular events compared with fasting plasma glucose and HbA1c.

Metabolic Profile, Weight Increases Assessed in Ziprasidone Augmentation for Major Depressive Disorder

Metabolic Profile, Weight Increases Assessed in Ziprasidone Augmentation for Major Depressive Disorder

Escitalopram plus ziprasidone was found safe in certain patients, although the therapy required regular cardiovascular and metabolic monitoring.

Pediatric Respiratory and Atopic Outcomes With Free Sugar Consumption In Pregnancy

Pediatric Respiratory and Atopic Outcomes With Free Sugar Consumption In Pregnancy

Data from a UK cohort were used to examine the relationship between maternal sugar intake levels and pediatric respiratory and atopic outcomes.

Risk Factors for Preeclampsia and Pregnancy-Associated Stroke in Women

Risk Factors for Preeclampsia and Pregnancy-Associated Stroke in Women

Pregnancy-associated stroke risk is even higher in women with chronic hypertension, coagulopathies, and prothrombotic conditions.

Preventing Preterm Preeclampsia in At-Risk Women

Preventing Preterm Preeclampsia in At-Risk Women

Researchers examined the efficacy of aspirin in preventing preterm preeclampsia in women at risk.

Examining Health And Economic Burdens of Preeclampsia on Mothers, Children

Examining Health And Economic Burdens of Preeclampsia on Mothers, Children

Financial data for both mothers and children were examined through the first year of life.

Relationship Between Psoriasis and Cardiometabolic Comorbidities Examined

Relationship Between Psoriasis and Cardiometabolic Comorbidities Examined

Comorbidities included hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes, among others.

Major Adverse CV Event Prediction Via Coronary CT Angiography in T2D

Major Adverse CV Event Prediction Via Coronary CT Angiography in T2D

Extent and severity of coronary artery disease was examined in over 900 patients with type 2 diabetes.

Distinguishing Hypertension and Primary Aldosteronism Using Novel Immunoassay

Distinguishing Hypertension and Primary Aldosteronism Using Novel Immunoassay

Over 200 patients participated in the study of a novel immunoassay used to distinguish hypertension from hyperaldosteronism.

SGLT2 Inhibitors May Reduce Blood Pressure in Type 2 Diabetes

SGLT2 Inhibitors May Reduce Blood Pressure in Type 2 Diabetes

Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors reduced both systolic and diastolic blood pressure in patients with type 2 diabetes.

CV Event Risk Similar Regardless of Diabetes Diagnosis

CV Event Risk Similar Regardless of Diabetes Diagnosis

Statin and aspirin therapies in diabetes did not increased patients' risks of cardiovascular events.

FDA Approves Inclusion of LEADER Trial Data On Liraglutide Labeling

FDA Approves Inclusion of LEADER Trial Data On Liraglutide Labeling

Data from the 9300 patient LEADER trial is now eligible for inclusion on liraglutide injection packaging.

CV Risks in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Tied to Serum Vitamin D Levels

CV Risks in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Tied to Serum Vitamin D Levels

Patients with lower vitamin D levels had higher cIMT and were at elevated risk for cardiovascular conditions.

CVD Risk Management in Type 1 Diabetes Improved With Metformin

CVD Risk Management in Type 1 Diabetes Improved With Metformin

Although metformin did not improve glycemic control in patients with type 1 diabetes, the treatment did improve cardiovascular disease risk management.

USPSTF Updates Recommendations for Screening Obesity in Children and Adolescents

USPSTF Updates Recommendations for Screening Obesity in Children and Adolescents

Updates to the US Preventive Services Task Force's recommendations on obesity screening in children and adolescents focus on intensive behavioral interventions.

AHA Advisory: Replace Saturated Fat to Reduce CVD By 30%

AHA Advisory: Replace Saturated Fat to Reduce CVD By 30%

Widely promoted as healthy, coconut oil can increase LDL cholesterol levels similar to other saturated fats.

Type 2 Diabetes Death and CV Events Predicted by Systolic Blood Pressure Variability

Type 2 Diabetes Death and CV Events Predicted by Systolic Blood Pressure Variability

For patients with type 2 diabetes, visit-to-visit variability in systolic blood pressure may function as an independent predictor for cardiovascular events.

AHA: Promoting Self-Management in CVD Through Education

AHA: Promoting Self-Management in CVD Through Education

The most effective approaches to CVD self-management were tailored to individual patient needs and incorporated a multidisciplinary approach.

ADA: Clinical Benefit With Alirocumab in T2D Plus Statin Therapy

ADA: Clinical Benefit With Alirocumab in T2D Plus Statin Therapy

Researchers presented data from the ODYSSEY DM Insulin and Dyslipidemia trials at ADA 2017.

Cardiometabolic Disease Staging Score Useful in Quantifying T2D Risk in Overweight, Obesity

Cardiometabolic Disease Staging Score Useful in Quantifying T2D Risk in Overweight, Obesity

Cardiometabolic Disease Staging scores can be used to quantify diabetes risk and assess efficacy of weight loss pharmacotherapy in obesity.

Hypertension in Pregnancy: Are Antihypertensive Agents Safe?

Hypertension in Pregnancy: Are Antihypertensive Agents Safe?

According to Journal of the American Heart Association, pregnant women with chronic hypertension using antihypertensive agents reduces the risk of hypertension without added risk to the fetus.

FDA: Application Submitted for CV Safety Data Review of Insulin Degludec

FDA: Application Submitted for CV Safety Data Review of Insulin Degludec

The FDA is poised to review data from the DEVOTE trial, examining the rates of major adverse cardiovascular events in insulin degludec vs insulin glargine.

Metabolic Syndrome and Parkinson's Progression: Is There A Link?

Metabolic Syndrome and Parkinson's Progression: Is There A Link?

Patients with metabolic syndrome experienced an increase in Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) scores.

Maternal Overweight, Obesity Linked to Increase in Fetal Birth Defects

Maternal Overweight, Obesity Linked to Increase in Fetal Birth Defects

Researchers suggest that women with overweight or obesity aim to lose weight before becoming pregnant.

Serum Cholesterol Levels Over Time and Risk of Parkinson's Disease

Serum Cholesterol Levels Over Time and Risk of Parkinson's Disease

The role of cholesterol in Parkinson's disease is not well understood.

Extended-Release Naltrexone/Bupropion Efficacious for Weight Loss in Type 2 Diabetes

Extended-Release Naltrexone/Bupropion Efficacious for Weight Loss in Type 2 Diabetes

Two studies examined the effects of naltrexone/bupropion on weight loss, glycemic parameters, and cardiovascular risks in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Glycemic Control and Mortality Risk With Statins in Type 2 Diabetes

Glycemic Control and Mortality Risk With Statins in Type 2 Diabetes

Patients with type 2 diabetes taking statins after insulin initiation had better glycemic control, but their risk for mortality was higher compared with patients who did not take statins.

Orthostatic Hypotension In Type 2 Diabetes Increases CV, Cerebrovascular Events

Orthostatic Hypotension In Type 2 Diabetes Increases CV, Cerebrovascular Events

Riser patterns in patients' BP resulting from orthostatic hypotension has been linked to increased rates of mortality and major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events.

Low-Carbohydrate vs Low-fat Diet Success In Patients With Prediabetes Differs According to Fasting Insulin Levels

Low-Carbohydrate vs Low-fat Diet Success In Patients With Prediabetes Differs According to Fasting Insulin Levels

Fasting plasma glucose, insulin, and insulin sensitivity levels were measured to determine their prognostic value as markers for long-term weight loss.

SPRINT Subanalysis: Intensive SBP Control in Prediabetes vs Normal Fasting Blood Glucose

SPRINT Subanalysis: Intensive SBP Control in Prediabetes vs Normal Fasting Blood Glucose

Researchers conducted a subgroup analysis of the SPRINT clinical trial to determine whether intensive blood pressure treatment outcomes were similar in patients with prediabetes vs normal fasting blood glucose levels.

Canagliflozin Reduces Cardiovascular Stress In Older Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Canagliflozin Reduces Cardiovascular Stress In Older Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Canagliflozin reduced levels of cardiovascular stress biomarkers N-terminal pro-B type natriuretic peptide and high sensitivity troponin I.

Dapagliflozin Improves Endothelial Function in Type 2 Diabetes

Dapagliflozin Improves Endothelial Function in Type 2 Diabetes

Flow mediated dilation changes improved in patients who received dapagliflozin.

Glucose Tolerance, Triglyceride Levels in Prediabetes Improve With Sitagliptin

Glucose Tolerance, Triglyceride Levels in Prediabetes Improve With Sitagliptin

Sitagliptin improved glucose excursion and lowered triglyceride levels in men with prediabetes who were also overweight.

GLP-1 Analog Counteracts Antipsychotic-Induced Glucose Intolerance, Weight Gain

GLP-1 Analog Counteracts Antipsychotic-Induced Glucose Intolerance, Weight Gain

Interventions seeking to counteract antipsychotic-induced weight gain and cardiometabolic disturbances have had limited success.

Diet and Exercise Reduce Gestational Weight Gain, Not Neonatal Adiposity

Diet and Exercise Reduce Gestational Weight Gain, Not Neonatal Adiposity

Neonates did not differ in terms of birthweight, fat mass, body fat percentage, and sum of skinfolds, regardless of treatment.

Chronic Kidney Disease vs Type 2 Diabetes Mortality Risk in CVD

Chronic Kidney Disease vs Type 2 Diabetes Mortality Risk in CVD

Patients with cardiovascular disease and both type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease had the highest risk for mortality.

Reducing Arteriosclerosis in T2D With Antioxidant Resveratrol

Reducing Arteriosclerosis in T2D With Antioxidant Resveratrol

Resveratrol supplements were fount to activate the SIRT1 gene, which delays aging and the development of various diseases.

Reduced Cardiovascular Events in Type 2 Diabetes Treated With Dapagliflozin

Reduced Cardiovascular Events in Type 2 Diabetes Treated With Dapagliflozin

Patients with type 2 diabetes had lower rates of heart failure hospitalization, MACE, and all-cause mortality when treated with dapagliflozin.

Risks Associated With Anticoagulant Use in Pregnancy

Risks Associated With Anticoagulant Use in Pregnancy

Vitamin K antagonists and low-molecular weight heparin were associated with the lowest risks of adverse maternal and fetal outcomes.

How Does Long-Term Schizophrenia Therapy Affect Metabolic Profiles?

How Does Long-Term Schizophrenia Therapy Affect Metabolic Profiles?

Modest changes were recorded in patients' weight, fasting glucose, and glycated hemoglobin levels with long-term schizophrenia therapy.

Low Body Mass Index and Alzheimer Disease: Is There a Link?

Low Body Mass Index and Alzheimer Disease: Is There a Link?

Individuals with low BMI are not at an increased risk for Alzheimer disease.

Increased Risk of Stroke in Preeclampsia With Hypertension, Infection

Increased Risk of Stroke in Preeclampsia With Hypertension, Infection

Women with preeclampsia should heed any neurological symptoms, which may be signs of a stroke.

Long-Term Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid Use Linked to Myocardial Dysfunction and Atherosclerosis

Long-Term Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid Use Linked to Myocardial Dysfunction and Atherosclerosis

Long-term use of anabolic-androgenic steroids increases risks for decreased left ventricular diastolic function and increased coronary plaque volume.

USPSTF: Updated Preeclampsia Screening Recommendations

USPSTF: Updated Preeclampsia Screening Recommendations

Women at high risk for preeclampsia should take low-dose aspirin as a preventive therapy.

Frequent Hot Flashes Worsened Endothelial Function in Younger Midlife Women

Frequent Hot Flashes Worsened Endothelial Function in Younger Midlife Women

Age significantly affected the association between hot flash status and flow-mediated dilation, particularly in younger women.

Fewer Menstrual Cycles May Lead to Increased Risk for Heart Failure

Fewer Menstrual Cycles May Lead to Increased Risk for Heart Failure

The fewer menstrual cycles women had over a lifetime placed them at greater risk for incident heart failure.

Case Report: Insulin Autoimmune Syndrome Following Rituximab Therapy

Case Report: Insulin Autoimmune Syndrome Following Rituximab Therapy

A 37-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with recurrent dizziness following her recent pregnancy.

Cardiometabolic Comorbidities, Hospitalizations, and Costs Associated With Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder

Cardiometabolic Comorbidities, Hospitalizations, and Costs Associated With Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder

People with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder experience twice the rate of diabetes and metabolic syndrome compared to the general population.

Exploring the Link Between Metabolic Syndrome and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Exploring the Link Between Metabolic Syndrome and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of 70 studies to analyze the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Diabetes Medication May Be Protective against Atrial Fibrillation

Diabetes Medication May Be Protective against Atrial Fibrillation

Use of thiazolidinediones reduced patient's risk of atrial fibrillation by 30%.

Variant in Sulfonylurea Receptor Encoder Cuts Risk of T2D, Heart Disease

Variant in Sulfonylurea Receptor Encoder Cuts Risk of T2D, Heart Disease

A common variant in the sulfonylurea receptor has been associated with a reduced risk of both type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Postbiotic Reduces Glucose Intolerance and Adipose Inflammation

Postbiotic Reduces Glucose Intolerance and Adipose Inflammation

Postbiotic reduced hepatic insulin resistance in obesity and low-level endotoxemia.

Preeclampsia Risk Linked More Closely to Waist-to-Hip Ratio vs BMI

Preeclampsia Risk Linked More Closely to Waist-to-Hip Ratio vs BMI

The relative risk for developing preeclampsia, determined using waist-to-hip ratio, was 3.317 vs 2.418 using BMI.

Testosterone Replacement Therapy May Protect Against Stroke, Heart Attack in Hypogonadism

Testosterone Replacement Therapy May Protect Against Stroke, Heart Attack in Hypogonadism

There has been growing concern that testosterone replacement therapy is associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes.

Prehypertension, Hypertension Incidence Among Adolescents

Prehypertension, Hypertension Incidence Among Adolescents

More than 40% of adolescents had either prehypertension or hypertension.

Comorbid Congestive Heart Failure Linked to Worse Outcomes When Receiving Parenteral Nutrition

Comorbid Congestive Heart Failure Linked to Worse Outcomes When Receiving Parenteral Nutrition

Patients with comorbid congestive heart failure who received parenteral nutrition had higher mortality rates.

Higher In-Hospital Mortality Rates in Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes With Acute MI

Higher In-Hospital Mortality Rates in Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes With Acute MI

Patients with type 1 diabetes had higher mortality rates when admitted for acute myocardial infarction compared with patients with type 2 diabetes.

Are Current Sodium Guidelines Misguided?

Are Current Sodium Guidelines Misguided?

Findings suggest an inverse association between sodium intake and diastolic and systolic blood pressure levels.

Achieving Low HbA1c Levels Benefited Metformin Initiators

Achieving Low HbA1c Levels Benefited Metformin Initiators

As achieved glycated hemoglobin A1c levels increased, the risk for a combined cardiovascular event increased.

Metabolic Syndrome Rates Differ by Race, Ethnicity in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome Rates Differ by Race, Ethnicity in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

The highest prevalence of metabolic syndrome in women with polycystic ovary syndrome in the United States occurred in black women.

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