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Preexisting Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Later Stage of Cancer Diagnosis

December 02, 2022. 10:31 PM CST.

Increased risk seen for nonscreenable cancers

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High Sugar Consumption Affects Aging in Childhood Cancer Survivors

November 28, 2022

Risk for aging-related health conditions increased with consumption of more total sugar, added sugar, and sugar-sweetened beverages

ACR: Genicular Nerve Block Offers Short-Term Pain Relief for Knee OA

November 23, 2022

Improvements seen in pain scores for patients receiving genicular nerve block at two, four, eight, and 12 weeks

ACR: Opioids Raise Risk for VTE in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

November 21, 2022

However, opioids and NSAIDs carry similar cardiovascular, mortality risks for RA patients

ACR: Long-Term Safety Demonstrated for Anifrolumab in Lupus

November 21, 2022

Exposure-adjusted incidence rates of serious adverse events 8.5 versus 11.2 per 100 patient-years for anifrolumab versus placebo

ACR: Holding Methotrexate for Just a Week After Flu Vaccine Works for RA Patients

November 18, 2022

Authors say immune response similar for patients holding methotrexate for one week or two weeks

ACR: Low-Dose Hydroxychloroquine Tied to More Hospitalizations for Lupus Flares

November 18, 2022

Both weight-based and non-weight-based low-dose HCQ associated with increased hospitalizations for SLE

ACAAI: Epinephrine Auto-Injector Use Low Among Adults With Food Allergy

November 14, 2022

Furthermore, one-third of adults with food allergy think epinephrine auto-injectors can cause life-threatening effects

AHA: Other Defibrillation Strategies Studied for Refractory V-Fib

November 09, 2022

Survival to hospital discharge higher with use of double sequential external defibrillation compared with standard defibrillation

ASN: Empagliflozin Cuts Risk for Progression in CKD

November 09, 2022

Risk for progression of kidney disease or death from cardiovascular causes reduced with empagliflozin versus placebo

ASN: Discontinuation of RAS Inhibitors Does Not Increase eGFR in CKD

November 09, 2022

No difference seen with discontinuation, continuation of RAS inhibitors among patients with advanced, progressive chronic kidney disease

AHA: Strategies Compared for Treating Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia

November 08, 2022

Outcomes better for surgical revascularization versus endovascular therapy for those with single segment of great saphenous vein that could be used for surgery

AHA: Baxdrostat Studied in Treatment-Resistant Hypertension

November 08, 2022

Dose-dependent reductions in systolic blood pressure seen in phase 2 dose-ranging study

AHA: Lowering TGs With Pemafibrate Does Not Cut CV Risk in T2DM

November 08, 2022

In patients with T2DM, hypertriglyceridemia, and low HDL cholesterol levels, the risk for cardiovascular events was not lower with pemafibrate versus placebo

AHA: Environmental Exposures Tied to CVD Deaths in the U.S., U.K.

November 07, 2022

Risk-attributable cardiovascular death rate associated with lead exposure higher in the U.S. than the U.K.; opposite pattern seen between the countries for particulate matter exposure

AHA: Vaping Tied to Negative Effects on Cardiovascular Function

November 07, 2022

Increases in BP, heart rate greater; reduction in brachial artery diameter greater; and performance on exercise parameters worse for vapers, smokers compared with controls