Electronic “Nudges” Linking Flu Vaccination to Potential CV Benefits Boosted Uptake in Older Adults in DenmarkMarch 9th 2023
ACC 2023. Electronic nudges highlighting the potential cardiovascular benefits of flu vaccination led to a modest uptake in vaccination rates among older adults in Denmark, according to results of the NUDGE-FLU trial.
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.
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.
Study: “Worrisome” Changes in Cardiovascular Function Immediately after Vaping, Smoking Traditional CigarettesNovember 4th 2022
AHA 2022: Chronic users of either e-cigarettes or traditional cigarettes had acute changes in cardiovascular function and performed worse on exercise stress testing than never users in new study.