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Insulin info for internists | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

disease. It found similar glycemic control and cardiovascular events, but lower rates of hypoglycemia with degludec. ... It's also contraindicated in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma.
April 2019

Meat, potatoes, and mortality

The findings are nothing less than bizarre. Meat intake and saturated fat intake were associated with cholesterol, but not heart disease. ... The highest rates of death from cardiovascular disease in Europe are seen in Bulgaria, Romania, and Serbia.
April 2020

Why so much fuss about Anacetrapib?

Why so much fuss about Anacetrapib? I'm a bit puzzled by all the excitement about Merck's new drug, Anacetrapib (MK-0859) that's said to lower risk for cardiovascular ... What's wrong here? Well, it's that we don't know for sure how this new drug affects
April 2020

Success with STIs causes complacency

It was kind of a paradox: As soon as you announce your intention to eliminate a disease, the disease rates go back up,” said Bradley P. ... Of course, with so much to do in such a limited time, it's easy for internists to prioritize concerns like
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--'5 a day' fine, but more than that may not be needed

Eating 5 daily portions of fruit and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of death from any cause, particularly from cardiovascular disease, but beyond 5 portions appears to have no ... So, researchers conducted the meta-analysis of 16 studies
April 2020

Aspirin, questioning established wisdom

Note that it still may be warranted in some because of higher risk, and it's still recommended for most older patients if they have known heart disease. ... The FDA just added a block box warning for Uloric (febuxostat), a medicine used for gout, because
April 2020

Is the FDA unKIND?

Nut consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
April 2020

Chantix should not be withdrawn

The initial concern was raised by the FDA in their review of a study of 700 patients with known cardiovascular disease randomized to Chantix or placebo. ... The new study is a meta-analysis of studies looking at patients on Chantix without cardiovascular
April 2020

Supplementing Mediterranean diet with olive oil or nuts decreases stroke risk

The study took place in Spain and randomized over 7,000 people who did not have cardiovascular disease at the start of the study but had risk factors for cardiovascular disease, ... Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet
April 2020

Lazarus took fish oil

While truly decisive evidence of benefit related to any one health condition has been elusive, there are strong suggestions of benefit related to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, dementia, traumatic brain injury, autoimmune ... a population of 10,000
April 2020

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