Cardiovascular Disease

Two Decade Long Study Shows Decline in Cardiovascular Disease Among Diabetics

April 30, 2020

Australian researchers have new evidence that patients with diabetes have fewer cardiovascular events today than they did 20 years ago.  The data came from an analysis of the Freemantle diabetes study which compared people with type 2 diabetes to people without diabetes.  The results were recently published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Omega-3 Treatment for Diabetes Patients Described as Among the Decade's Most Noteworthy

January 06, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an omega-3 fatty acid treatment as an add-on treatment to statin therapy to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in adults with elevated triglyceride levels.

Ticagrelor with Aspirin Effective as CAD and Diabetes Treatment

October 16, 2019

Researchers writing in the New England Journal of Medicine report that a combination treatment of ticagrelor and aspirin leads to improved cardiovascular disease outcomes in patients with stable coronary artery disease and diabetes mellitus.