Cardiology

 

Pediatric Asthma Treatment Could Increase Risk of Diabetes, Other Conditions

September 18, 2020

New research suggests children treated with high-doses of oral glucocorticoids could be at a greater risk of diabetes, hypertension, and venous thromboembolism.

Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Could Predict ASCVD Later in Life

September 17, 2020

Data from the WHI indicates adverse pregnancy outcomes were associated with increased risk of ASCVD later in life.

Matthew Budoff, MD: Clinical Usefulness of CAC Scores

September 11, 2020

An interview examining the use of coronary artery calcium scores for predicting CV events and stroke risk in real-world settings.

Paul Thompson, MD: Estrogen-Like Effects of Tamoxifen on Triglycerides

September 08, 2020

Paul Thompson, MD, offers perspective on the effects of tamoxifen on triglyceride levels.

Cardiometabolic Health Fellowships: The Answer or Part of the Problem?

September 06, 2020

Melissa Young, MD, offers perspective on the push to create cardiometabolic fellowships versus making endocrinology a more desirable field.

CV Benefit of Dulaglutide Present Regardless of Background Metformin Use

September 05, 2020

An analysis from ESC Congress 2020 is shedding further light on the effects of dulaglutide in patients with and without background metformin use.

Galectin-3 Plasma Levels Help Predict Cardiovascular Events in Diabetics

September 03, 2020

An ESC Congress 2020 study details the predictive value of galectin-3 levels for predicting risk of cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes

HbA1c Levels Could Help Predict Heart Attack Risk Regardless of Sex

August 31, 2020

Analysis of the UK Biobank cohort details associations between increased HbA1c levels and risk of myocardial infarction in patients regardless of sex.

Study Details Trends and Outcomes of Stroke in Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

August 27, 2020

A look at nationwide data from an 11-year period gives physicians a greater understanding of predictors, trends, and outcomes associated with stroke in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

Impact of Metabolic Syndrome on COVID-19 Outcomes in Black Patients

August 26, 2020

New data from a pair of New Orleans-based hospitals suggests metabolic syndrome in Black patients with COVID-19 was associated with increased mortality.