Search Tag: glucose-lowering therapies

Cardiology Management

Glucose-lowering therapies in patients with diabetes and heart failure

2018 02 Apr

Despite multiple examples of glucose-lowering therapies affecting heart failure (HF) risk, ascertainment of HF data in cardiovascular (CV) outcome trials of these medications has not been systematically characterised, according to a review published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. "Even recently completed large CV outcome trials... Read more

Cardiology Management

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