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.

Race, Gender, & Income Influence Access to SGLT2 Inhibitors Among US Patients

April 15, 2021

Using data from nearly 1 million patients with type 2 diabetes in a commercial database, investigators provide a comprehensive of the impact race/ethnicity, gender, and income can have on the likelihood of receiving a prescription for SGLT2 inhibitors.

Low-Intensity Walking Program Fails to Show Benefit for Peripheral Artery Disease

April 14, 2021

A trial led by clinicians from Northwestern Medicine suggests the presence of ischemic leg symptoms could serve as a useful indicator for patients to help determine whether they will see a meaningful benefit from their walking program.

Patients with Coronary Syndromes 3 Times More Likely to have Diabetes, More Susceptible to Adverse Outcomes

April 07, 2021

An analysis of the CLARIFY registry suggests patients with chronic coronary syndromes were 3 times more likely than the general population to have diabetes and these patients were at a greater risk of multiple adverse outcomes compared to their counterparts without diabetes.

Heart Failure Risk Among Children Born Preterm Persists Through Adulthood

April 06, 2021

An analysis of more than 4 million singleton births indicates children born at an early gestational age were at an increased risk of heart failure at multiple points throughout life when compared to their counterparts not considered preterm births.

Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes can Influence CVD Risk Later in Life

April 04, 2021

Dr. Nisha Parikh provides additional insight into the AHA's latest scientific statement, which highlights the need for greater attention and emphasis on the impact of adverse pregnancy outcomes on cardiovascular risk in women.

NYHA Class Less Sensitive than KCCQ-OS for Capturing Heart Failure Progression

March 30, 2021

An analysis of the CHAMP-HF registry indicates KCCQ-OS was more sensitive at tracking changes in disease state among heart failure patients, indicating the importance of including patient-reported outcome measures in heart failure management.