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Cardiology Management

#ESCCongress: THEMIS/THEMIS-PCI Findings - Minimal Benefits Observed

2019 01 Sep

Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Greater Paris University Hospitals - AP-HP/Université de Paris presented the results from The Effect of Ticagrelor on Health Outcomes in Diabetes Mellitus Patients Intervention Study (THEMIS) study at the ESC Congress in Paris.  The THEMIS trial evaluated whether adding ticagrelor to aspirin improved... Read more

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#ESCCongress: Text Messages Help Patients with Diabetes - CHAT-DM Study

2019 31 Aug

New findings from the CHAT-DM study presented at the ESC Congress today report that text message intervention can result in better glycaemic control in patients with diabetes mellitus and coronary heart disease. Findings were just published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.   According to the study author Dr. Xiqian Huo of... Read more

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Diabetes Mellitus and Heart Failure

2017 05 Jun

Considering current trial results, patients with diabetes and heart failure may benefit most from glucose-lowering therapies with sodium glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibition, according to a review paper to appear in the American Journal of Cardiology. The beneficial effects of such therapies may be due to "the elimination of glucose via the... Read more

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Routine CCTA Screening Not Necessary For Diabetics

2014 20 Nov

In a recent study published in JAMA and presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014, Joseph B. Muhlestein, MD, and colleagues at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Murray, Utah (USA) examined whether screening patients with diabetes deemed to be at high cardiac risk using coronary computed tomographic angiography... Read more