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Changes in Risk Indicators of MetS Severity Tied to T2DM Risk

November 14, 2018. 12:00 PM CST. For patients with prediabetes, changes in risk indicators during intervention tied to T2DM, CVD risk Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

In Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Curcumin Lacks Benefit

November 09, 2018 None of four biomarkers indicating injury or inflammation were significantly affected by curcumin

hs-cTnI Can Rule Out Inducible Myocardial Ischemia in CAD

November 08, 2018 Very low levels of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I can exclude inducible myocardial ischemia

In-Hospital Infection May Up Readmission After Stroke

November 08, 2018 However, when specific types of infections assessed, only UTI significantly tied to readmission

HTN in Young Adulthood Linked to CVD Later in Life

November 07, 2018 Two studies show increased risk for cardiovascular disease in association with hypertension

Nonadherence, Discontinuation of Statins High in 1st Year of Rx

November 07, 2018 Among older adults prescribed statins, diabetes, anxiety linked to nonadherence, discontinuation

Inhaled Nitrite Does Not Improve Exercise Capacity in HFpEF

November 06, 2018 No significant difference in mean peak oxygen consumption in nitrite phase versus placebo phase

AHA: After 2007 Recs, Increase Seen in Infective Endocarditis

November 06, 2018 Twenty percent drop in antibiotic prophylaxis, 177 percent increase in IE incidence for high-risk

Characteristics of Black AMI Patients Impact Mortality Rate

November 05, 2018 Characteristics of black AMI patients tied to significant difference in five-year mortality after AMI

Majority of Internists Still Have Financial Ties to Industry

November 05, 2018 Most common benefits received were drug samples and food and beverage

Earlier Vascular Access Seen in Insured Dialysis Patients

November 02, 2018 Patients with Medicare, Medicaid more likely to use arteriovenous fistula, graft by fourth dialysis month

Age, Racial Disparities Seen in Hospitalization for Heart Failure

November 02, 2018 Whites with heart failure more likely to be hospitalized for higher-clinical-acuity visits

Plant-Based Diets Beneficial for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes

November 01, 2018 Significant improvements observed in emotional and physical well-being, depression, quality of life, HbA1c

Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors

November 01, 2018 Two studies show high prevalence among authors of guidelines on high-dollar meds, in gastroenterology

Home BP of 130/80 mm Hg ID’d as Threshold for Stage 1 HTN

November 01, 2018 Two U.S. cohorts support use of home BP threshold of 130/80 mm Hg for black, white, Hispanic adults

Some Weather Conditions Linked to Myocardial Infarction Risk

October 31, 2018 Each one-standard deviation increase in air temperature tied to 2.8 percent reduction in MI risk