Heart Disease and Diabetes


The Practical Cardiology™ Heart Disease and Diabetes clinical resource center offers readers the latest in the field of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. With the field of cardiometabolic health becoming a focal point in the fight against cardiovascular disease, this page will host content related to the latest FDA approvals, studies, guideline update, and clinical perspectives from advisory board members.

Sotagliflozin Reduces Stroke, MI, and CV Death, Regardless of CVD History

April 04, 2022

Deepak Bhatt, MD, MPH, breaks down data from the SCORED trial presented at ACC.22, which demonstrated sotagliflozin provided significant benefit in terms of reducing total MACE, total MI, and total stroke, regardless of whether a patient had a history of cardiovascular disease.

Deepak Bhatt, MD, MPH: Estimating the Potential US Patient Population for Finerenone

April 04, 2022

We sat down with Deepak Bhatt, MD, MPH, at ACC.22 to discuss a study he took part in assessing the potential patient population of finerenone using eligibility criteria from FIDELIO-DKD and FIGARO-DKD against information from NHANES.

Combination Therapy with SGLT2i and GLP-1 RA Well-Tolerated, Further Reduces MACE

April 03, 2022

Viet Le, PA-C, discusses a study he led examining the tolerability and clinical impact of initiating combination therapy with SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 RAs compared to monotherapy with either agent within Intermountain Healthcare.