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.

Older Diabetes Patients Twice As Likely to Report Preventive Aspirin Use

June 23, 2021

An analysis of contemporary trends related to preventive aspirin use suggests older patients with diabetes were twice as likely to use preventive aspirin as their counterparts without diabetes, with many doing so despite it being considered inappropriate based on new guidance.

Analysis Details SGLT2 Inhibitors Benefit Across Heart Failure Subgroups

May 20, 2021

Hear from Deepak Bhatt, MD, MPH, on a systematic review and meta-analysis of SGLT2 inhibitor trials examining the effects of the class on heart failure across multiple subgroups, including those with preserved ejection fraction.