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. This page will host relevant content about cardiology and cardiovascular disease including guideline updates, new studies and breakthroughs, and clinical perspectives for practicing clinicians.

Newer Anticoagulants Have Lower Diabetic Complications Risk than Warfarin in AFib

February 18, 2022

A retrospective cohort study suggests users of DOACs were at a 16% lower risk of developing macrovascular complications, a 21% lower risk of microvascular complications, and a 22% lower risk of mortality compared with warfarin users among a population of patients with diabetes and atrial fibrillation.

Gestational Diabetes Raises Long-Term Risk of Multiple Cardiovascular Conditions

February 11, 2022

AN analysis of the UK Biobank cohort provides insight into the increased risk of cardiovascular disease associated with gestational diabetes, including a 69% increase in risk of stroke and 42% increase in risk of heart failure later in life.

AHA: Most Patients with Diabetes Fail to Meet Cardiovascular Health Goals

January 11, 2022

With the aim of improving the rate of patients with diabetes achieving optimized cardiovascular risk factor management, the AHA has released a scientific statement detailing contemporary data and management approaches to help achieve these goals.