March 21st 2023
Your daily dose of clinical news you may have missed.
March 17th 2023
Residual Inflammation in Statin-treated Patients Linked to Greater Risk for MACE, Mortality vs Residual CholesterolMarch 8th 2023
Among patients in the highest quartile of hsCRP, the risks of CV-related and all-cause death were more than 2 times higher than in those in the highest quartile of LDL-C.
Bempedoic Acid May be Effective Alternative for Statin-intolerant Patients, According to Data from CLEAR Outcomes TrialMarch 7th 2023
ACC 2023. In the CLEAR Outcomes trial, bempedoic acid reduced risk for major CV events by 13% compared with placebo in patients who had, or were at high risk for, CVD.
Likelihood of Optimal GDMT for Patients with T2D, ASCVD Increased with Multifaceted Clinic InterventionMarch 7th 2023
ACC2023. For high-risk T2D patients not receiving optimal treatment for hyperlipidemia, hypertension, or hyperglycemia, intensive, multidisciplinary training for clinic staff could shift practice.
Advocate for Hypertension Control and Weight Loss to Patients with Obesity, Suggest Authors of New StudyMarch 1st 2023
ACC 2023. Results from a 2-decade study showed that all-cause mortality rates were significantly higher in patients with obesity with uncontrolled HTN compared to those without HTN.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Delivered via Mobile App Reduced HbA1c in Adults with Type 2 DiabetesFebruary 28th 2023
ACC 2023. New study found cognitive behavioral therapy delivered via mobile app significantly reduced HbA1c and need for antihyperglycemic intensification compared to use of a control app.
Health Status, Not Age, Associated with Rise in Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes in the USFebruary 27th 2023
ACC 2023. Increasing rates of adverse pregnancy outcome over the last decade are largely attributable to a woman’s health status before she gets pregnant, rather than age, according to new research.
Risk of Stroke May Diminish with Age in Persons with Diabetes and Hypertension: New FindingsFebruary 16th 2023
The magnitude of the association with age did not change, however, for other stroke risk factors, including smoking, atrial fibrillation, and LVH, investigators report.