January 5th, 2015
This week’s topics include metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease, mortality and treatment patterns among patients hospitalized with acute CV conditions during national cardiology meetings, and more.
August 11th, 2014
This week’s topics include the effects of intensive glucose control on ischemic heart disease and a meta-analysis of the effects of thrombolysis with alteplase for acute ischemic stroke.
June 23rd, 2014
This week’s topics include thrombolysis for pulmonary embolism, the effect of screening and lifestyle counseling on the incidence of ischemic heart disease in the general population, and more.
March 10th, 2014
This week’s topics include cognitive function and brain structure in type 2 diabetics after intensive lowering of BP and lipid levels, the association of β-blocker therapy with risks of adverse CV events and deaths in those with ischemic heart disease undergoing noncardiac surgery, and more.
January 13th, 2014
This week’s topics include the risk for MI and ischemic heart disease among overweight and obese people with and without metabolic syndrome, and the lower risk for CV events in postmenopausal women taking estradiol compared with conjugated equine estrogens.
March 18th, 2013
This week’s topics include the association between smoking cessation and weight change with CV disease among those with and without diabetes, the risk of ischemic heart disease in women after radiotherapy for breast cancer, and more.
November 19th, 2012
New comprehensive guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of stable ischemic heart disease have been released by the ACCF/AHA Task Force on Practice Guidelines.