Cardiology

 

The Endocrinology Network® Cardiology clinical resource center is a hub of news related to cardiovascular health that is relevant to clinicians interested in endocrinology. A leading cause of death among diabetics and a threat for many with other endocrine diseases, this page will host relevant content about cardiology and cardiovascular disease including guideline updates, new studies and breakthroughs, and clinical perspective for practicing clinicians.

Why Cardiologists Should Become Diabetologists, With Paul D. Thompson, MD

September 03, 2021

Dr. Paul Thompson reflects on how advances in diabetes management have bled over into the field of cardiology and offers perspective on why he believes staying abreast of these advances is an integral part of being a cardiologist today.

Skipped UACR Testing Often Leads to Missed Albuminuria in Patients with Diabetes, Hypertension

August 21, 2021

A new meta-analysis by investigators from Johns Hopkins details the prevalence of UACR testing in patient populations at increased risk of albuminuria, suggesting less than 40% of patients with diabetes underwent UACR testing and this figure dropped to less than 5% among patients with hypertension.

Pedometers, Activity Trackers Linked to Greater Improvements in Physical Activity in Randomized Trials

July 26, 2021

A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials suggest use of physical activity trackers, such as pedometers and accelerometers, were linked to increased levels of physical activity versus non-use in patients with cardiometabolic conditions.