Metformin Linked to Decreased Mortality in CKD, CHF, and Liver DiseaseWhile the strength of evidence for this "protective" effect is low, observers support further comparative effectiveness research in these patient groups.
Blood Pressure Paradox: Hypertension Associated with Survival in T2D and HFPatients with comorbid T2D and heart failure may have a "distinct pathophysiology of the heart" say authors of a new study.
Gout and Heart Disease News RoundupSlide show: Evidence for gout's role as a risk factor for heart disease is mixed. New studies add support.
How to Manage Hypertension in End-stage Renal DiseaseHypertension in dialysis patients is very common and often poorly controlled. Here, a short quiz for the cardiology community.
SGLT2 Inhibitors Improve HF, Survival in Clinical T2D PopulationFindings from the REAL-CVD outcomes study reported at ACC.17 suggest class effect for cardioprotection.
FOURIER Clinical Outcomes Trial Results: Center Stage at ACC.17Highly anticipated, the 2-year results support the promise of PCSK9 inhibitors and also highlight important questions.
Mechanical FallA 72-year-old woman sustains a distal radius fracture during a fall after losing her balance. She denies syncope. What's your ECG read?