Retraction Note: Effect of rosuvastatin on fasting and postprandial endothelial biomarker levels and microvascular reactivity in patients with type 2 diabetes and dyslipidemia: a preliminary report
The authors have retracted this article [1] because they have identified serious errors in their data analysis which change the conclusions of their study. All authors agree with this retraction. (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - March 16, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Kyoung Min Kim, Kyong Yeun Jung, Han Mi Yun, Seo Young Lee, Tae Jung Oh, Hak Chul Jang and Soo Lim Tags: Retraction Note Source Type: research

Patient and disease characteristics of type-2 diabetes patients with or without chronic kidney disease: an analysis of the German DPV and DIVE databases
To evaluate the characteristics of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) patients with or without chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Germany. (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - March 16, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Peter Bramlage, Stefanie Lanzinger, Gesine van Mark, Eva Hess, Simon Fahrner, Christoph H. J. Heyer, Mathias Friebe, Jochen Seufert, Thomas Danne and Reinhard W. Holl Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Type 2 diabetes mellitus increases long-term mortality risk after isolated surgical aortic valve replacement
Diabetes mellitus (DM) adversely affects morbidity and mortality for major atherosclerosis-related cardiovascular diseases and is associated with increased risk for the development of aortic stenosis. Clinical... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - March 15, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Eilon Ram, Alexander Kogan, Shany Levin, Enrique Z. Fisman, Alexander Tenenbaum, Ehud Raanani and Leonid Sternik Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Impact of post-procedural glycemic variability on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a post hoc cohort analysis
This study was th... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - March 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Guillaume Besch, Sebastien Pili-Floury, Caroline Morel, Martine Gilard, Guillaume Flicoteaux, Lucie Salomon du Mont, Andrea Perrotti, Nicolas Meneveau, Sidney Chocron, Francois Schiele, Herve Le Breton, Emmanuel Samain and Romain Chopard Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor compared with sulfonylurea in combination with metformin: cardiovascular and renal outcomes in a propensity-matched cohort study
To determine the impact of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor (DPP4i) on the risk of major cardiocerebrovascular and renal outcomes compared with sulfonylurea (SU) combined with metformin in patients with type 2... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - March 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Kyoung Jin Kim, Jimi Choi, Juneyoung Lee, Jae Hyun Bae, Jee Hyun An, Hee Young Kim, Hye Jin Yoo, Ji A. Seo, Nan Hee Kim, Kyung Mook Choi, Sei Hyun Baik, Sin Gon Kim and Nam Hoon Kim Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Clinical factors associated with the recovery of cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy (CAN) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in diabetes patients. Although several risk factors for CAN progression have been established, whether CAN is reversible re... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - March 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Ji Eun Jun, Seung-Eun Lee, Min Sun Choi, Sung Woon Park, You-Cheol Hwang and Jae Hyeon Kim Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Report from the 4th Cardiovascular Outcome Trial (CVOT) Summit of the Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease (D & CVD) EASD Study Group
The 4th Cardiovascular Outcome Trial (CVOT) Summit of the Diabetes& Cardiovascular Disease (D&CVD) EASD Study Group was held in Munich on 25 –26 October 2018. As in previous years, this summit served as a refe... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - March 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Oliver Schnell, Eberhard Standl, Doina Catrinoiu, Baruch Itzhak, Nebojsa Lalic, Dario Rahelic, Jan Skrha, Paul Valensi and Antonio Ceriello Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Everolimus-eluting bioresorbable scaffolds for treatment of coronary artery disease in patients with diabetes mellitus: the midterm follow-up of the prospective ABSORB DM Benelux study
Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) remains challenging even with modern drug-eluting stents (DES) due to high rates of repeat revascularization. Everolimus-eluting... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - March 9, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: T. M. Hommels, R. S. Hermanides, S. Rasoul, B. Berta, A. J. J. IJsselmuiden, G. A. J. Jessurun, E. Benit, B. Pereira, G. De Luca and E. Kedhi Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Asymptomatic coronary artery disease in a Norwegian cohort with type 2 diabetes: a prospective angiographic study with intravascular ultrasound evaluation
The prevalence of asymptomatic coronary artery disease (CAD) in type 2 diabetes (T2D) is unclear. We investigated the extent and prevalence of asymptomatic CAD in T2D patients by utilizing invasive coronary an... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - March 9, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Satish Arora, Anne Pernille Ofstad, Geir R. Ulimoen, K åre I. Birkeland, Knut Endresen, Lars Gullestad and Odd Erik Johansen Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Adiponectin and insulin resistance are related to restenosis and overall new PCI in subjects with normal glucose tolerance: the prospective AIRE Study
In patients with Normal Glucose Tolerance (NGT) some causes of ischemic heart disease (IHD) were not completely investigated. The role both of metabolic milieu and adipokines in IHD progression was not fully inve... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - March 4, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Ferdinando Carlo Sasso, Pia Clara Pafundi, Raffaele Marfella, Paolo Calabr ò, Federico Piscione, Fulvio Furbatto, Giovanni Esposito, Raffaele Galiero, Felice Gragnano, Luca Rinaldi, Teresa Salvatore, Michele D’Amico, Luigi Elio Adinolfi and Celestino S Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Correction to: GLP-1RAs in type 2 diabetes: mechanisms that underlie cardiovascular effects and overview of cardiovascular outcome data
Following publication of the original article [1], based on the authors review, the GLP1 receptor agonists in type 2 diabetes published in Cardiovascular Diabetology, a meta-analysis of GLP-1 and non-GLP-1 bas... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - March 1, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Andrei C. Sposito, Ot ávio Berwanger, Luiz Sérgio F. de Carvalho and José Francisco Kerr Saraiva Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Evidence-based and tailored medication in type 2 diabetes: a pathway learned from clinical trials
In Japan, the choice of anti-diabetic medication is officially recommended according to the patient ’s glycemic condition and disease phenotype, unlike most other regions where metformin is recommended as the f... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - February 28, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Atsushi Tanaka and Koichi Node Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Sotagliflozin, the first dual SGLT inhibitor: current outlook and perspectives
Sotagliflozin is a dual sodium –glucose co-transporter-2 and 1 (SGLT2/1) inhibitor for the treatment of both type 1 (T1D) and type 2 diabetes (T2D). Sotagliflozin inhibits renal sodium–glucose co-transporter 2 ... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - February 28, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Chiara Maria Assunta Cefalo, Francesca Cinti, Simona Moffa, Flavia Impronta, Gian Pio Sorice, Teresa Mezza, Alfredo Pontecorvi and Andrea Giaccari Tags: Review Source Type: research

Potential relation between soluble growth differentiation factor-15 and testosterone deficiency in male patients with coronary artery disease
There is a mutual interaction between inflammation and endocrine disorders in the development of coronary artery disease (CAD). Growth differentiation factor-15 (GDF-15) is associated with CAD, and the effects... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - February 28, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Huan Liu, Yongnan Lyu, Di Li, Yan Cui, Yun Huang, Wen Dai and Yan Li Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Coronary microvascular dysfunction is associated with poor glycemic control amongst female diabetics with chest pain and non-obstructive coronary artery disease
Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus are at an increased risk of adverse cardiovascular events compared to those without diabetes. The timing, relative to disease onset, and degree of glycemic control that r... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - February 28, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Jaskanwal D. Sara, Riad Taher, Nikhil Kolluri, Adrian Vella, Lilach O. Lerman and Amir Lerman Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Circulating microRNA-21 is an early predictor of ROS-mediated damage in subjects with high risk of developing diabetes and in drug-na ïve T2D
Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) is a risk factor for the development of diabetes and related complications that ensue. Early identification of at-risk individuals might be beneficial to reduce or delay the pr... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - February 25, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Lucia La Sala, Simona Mrakic-Sposta, Elena Tagliabue, Francesco Prattichizzo, Stefano Micheloni, Elena Sangalli, Claudia Specchia, Anna Chiara Uccellatore, Silvia Lupini, Gaia Spinetti, Paola de Candia and Antonio Ceriello Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

sRAGE and early signs of cardiac target organ damage in mild hypertensives
Soluble Receptor for Advanced Glycation End Products (sRAGE) may be considered a marker inversely related to inflammation and its participation has been established in patients with advanced atherosclerotic va... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - February 12, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Andrea Maria Maresca, Luigina Guasti, Sara Bozzini, Christian Mongiardi, Nicol ò Tandurella, Rossana Corso, Francesco G. Zerba, Alessandro Squizzato, Leonardo Campiotti, Francesco Dentali, Catherine Klersy, Anna M. Grandi and Colomba Falcone Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

SGLT2 inhibition with empagliflozin improves coronary microvascular function and cardiac contractility in prediabetic ob/ob −/− mice
Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) is the first class of anti-diabetes treatment that reduces mortality and risk for hospitalization due to heart failure. In clinical studies it has been shown ... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - February 7, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Damilola D. Adingupu, Sven O. G öpel, Julia Grönros, Margareta Behrendt, Matus Sotak, Tasso Miliotis, Ulrika Dahlqvist, Li-Ming Gan and Ann-Cathrine Jönsson-Rylander Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

SGLT2 inhibition with empagliflozin attenuates myocardial oxidative stress and fibrosis in diabetic mice heart
Hyperglycaemia associated with myocardial oxidative stress and fibrosis is the main cause of diabetic cardiomyopathy. Empagliflozin, a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor has recently been reporte... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - February 2, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Chenguang Li, Jie Zhang, Mei Xue, Xiaoyu Li, Fei Han, Xiangyang Liu, Linxin Xu, Yunhong Lu, Ying Cheng, Ting Li, Xiaochen Yu, Bei Sun and Liming Chen Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Comparative effects of lipid lowering, hypoglycemic, antihypertensive and antiplatelet medications on carotid artery intima-media thickness progression: a network meta-analysis
This study evaluates the comparative efficacies of lipid lowe... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - January 30, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Rongzhong Huang, Kerry Mills, Julio Romero, Yan Li, Zicheng Hu, Yu Cao, Hua Huang, Yu Xu and Lihong Jiang Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Early dysregulation of cardiac-specific microRNA-208a is linked to maladaptive cardiac remodelling in diabetic myocardium
The diabetic heart undergoes remodelling contributing to an increased incidence of heart failure in individuals with diabetes at a later stage. The molecular regulators that drive this process in the diabetic ... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - January 29, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Shruti Rawal, Prashanth Thevakar Nagesh, Sean Coffey, Isabelle Van Hout, Ivor F. Galvin, Richard W. Bunton, Philip Davis, Michael J. A. Williams and Rajesh Katare Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

PDM-ProValue meets cardiovascular outcome trials in diabetes
Novel studies have increased our knowledge regarding optimal treatment options in diabetes. Key studies that have broadened our knowledge about optimal treatment options in diabetes in recent years are cardiov... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - January 28, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Katharina Fritzen and Oliver Schnell Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Concerns about clinical efficacy and safety of warfarin in diabetic patients with atrial fibrillation
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is one of the most common arrhythmias in elderly people. The risk of thromboembolic stroke is increased in AF patients, especially those with diabetes. Anticoagulant therapy, such as w... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - January 28, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Sho-ichi Yamagishi Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Remnant lipoproteins play an important role of in-stent restenosis in type 2 diabetes undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: a single-centre observational cohort study
Increasing evidence has suggested that the presence of remnant lipoproteins is a significant risk factor for atherosclerosis. Remnant lipoproteins are lipoproteins that are rich in triglycerides (TGs), and the... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - January 28, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Zheng Qin, Kuo Zhou, Yue-ping Li, Jian-long Wang, Wan-jun Cheng, Cheng-ping Hu, Chao Shi, Hua He and Yu-jie Zhou Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Developmental trajectories of body mass index from childhood into late adolescence and subsequent late adolescence –young adulthood cardiometabolic risk markers
Reports on body mass index (BMI) trajectories from childhood into late adolescence, their determinants, and subsequent cardiometabolic risk markers, particularly among European populations have been few. Moreo... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - January 19, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Kolade Oluwagbemigun, Anette E. Buyken, Ute Alexy, Matthias Schmid, Christian Herder and Ute N öthlings Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Sortilin levels are associated with peripheral arterial disease in type 2 diabetic subjects
Sortilin is a 95-kDa protein which has recently been linked to circulating cholesterol concentration and lifetime risk of developing significant atherosclerotic disease. Sortilin is found inside different cell... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - January 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Federico Biscetti, Nicola Bonadia, Francesco Santini, Flavia Angelini, Elisabetta Nardella, Dario Pitocco, Angelo Santoliquido, Marco Filipponi, Raffaele Landolfi and Andrea Flex Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Reduction in the incidence of myocardial infarction with sodium –glucose linked cotransporter-2 inhibitors: evident and plausible
(Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - January 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Richard E. Gilbert and Kim A. Connelly Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Association between serum haptoglobin and carotid arterial functions: usefulness of a targeted metabolomics approach
Serum haptoglobin (Hp) has been closely associated with cardio-cerebrovascular diseases. We investigated a metabolic profile associated with circulating Hp and carotid arterial functions via a targeted metabol... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - January 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Shiyun Wang, Jie Wang, Rong Zhang, Aihua Zhao, Xiaojiao Zheng, Dandan Yan, Feng Jiang, Wei Jia, Cheng Hu and Weiping Jia Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Improved outcome of patients with diabetes mellitus with good glycemic control in the cardiac intensive care unit: a retrospective study
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a prevalent metabolic disease characterized by chronic hyperglycemia. A primary burden of DM is related to its long-term complications, which have been shown to impact the course of h... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - January 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Kassem Sharif, Suheil Ghadir, Daniela Jakubowicz, Howard Amital, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Abdulla Watad, Julio Wainstein and Yosefa Bar-Dayan Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

MiR-30c/PGC-1 β protects against diabetic cardiomyopathy via PPARα
Metabolic abnormalities have been implicated as a causal event in diabetic cardiomyopathy (DCM). However, the mechanisms underlying cardiac metabolic disorder in DCM were not fully understood. (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - January 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Zhongwei Yin, Yanru Zhao, Mengying He, Huaping Li, Jiahui Fan, Xiang Nie, Mengwen Yan, Chen Chen and Dao Wen Wang Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Prognostic impact of carotid intima-media thickness and carotid plaques on the development of micro- and macrovascular complications in individuals with type 2 diabetes: the Rio de Janeiro type 2 diabetes cohort study
The prognostic importance of carotid atherosclerosis in individuals with diabetes is unsettled. We aimed to evaluate the relationships between parameters of carotid atherosclerosis and the future occurrence of... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - January 10, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Claudia R. L. Cardoso, Guilherme C. Salles, Nathalie C. Leite and Gil F. Salles Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Epicardial fat tissue in patients with diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Epicardial fat tissue (EFT) is the visceral fat distributed along the coronary arteries between the pericardium and the myocardium. Increases in EFT are closely related to the occurrence of diabetes mellitus (... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - January 10, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Yingrui Li, Bin Liu, Yu Li, Xiaodong Jing, Songbai Deng, Yulin Yan and Qiang She Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Targeting the glucagon receptor improves cardiac function and enhances insulin sensitivity following a myocardial infarction
In heart failure the myocardium becomes insulin resistant which negatively influences cardiac energy metabolism and function, while increasing cardiac insulin signalling improves cardiac function and prevents ... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - January 9, 2019 Category: Cardiology Authors: Qutuba G. Karwi, Liyan Zhang, Cory S. Wagg, Wang Wang, Manoj Ghandi, Dung Thai, Hai Yan, John R. Ussher, Gavin Y. Oudit and Gary D. Lopaschuk Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

A 23-year study of mortality and development of co-morbidities in patients with obesity undergoing bariatric surgery (laparoscopic gastric banding) in comparison with medical treatment of obesity
Several studies have shown that bariatric surgery reduces long term mortality compared to medical weight loss therapy. In a previous study we have demonstrated that gastric banding (LAGB) is associated with re... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - December 29, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Antonio E. Pontiroli, Ahmed S. Zakaria, Marco Fanchini, Chiara Osio, Elena Tagliabue, Giancarlo Micheletto, Alessandro Saibene and Franco Folli Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Correction to: Thrombus aspiration in hyperglycemic ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients: clinical outcomes at 1-year follow-up
Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported an error in Acknowledgment section. The last sentence should read as “All authors have read and approval the submission to Cardiovascular... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - December 27, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Celestino Sardu, Michelangela Barbieri, Maria Luisa Balestrieri, Mario Siniscalchi, Pasquale Paolisso, Paolo Calabr ò, Fabio Minicucci, Giuseppe Signoriello, Michele Portoghese, Pasquale Mone, Davide D’Andrea, Felice Gragnano, Alessandro Bellis, Ciro M Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Alogliptin prevents diastolic dysfunction and preserves left ventricular mitochondrial function in diabetic rabbits
In this study, we hypothesized that alogliptin prevents diastolic dysfun... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - December 27, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Xiaowei Zhang, Zhiwei Zhang, Yajuan Yang, Ya Suo, Ruimeng Liu, Jiuchun Qiu, Yungang Zhao, Ning Jiang, Changle Liu, Gary Tse, Guangping Li and Tong Liu Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Low cholesterol efflux capacity and abnormal lipoprotein particles in youth with type 1 diabetes: a case control study
Patients with type 1 diabetes (T1DM) have increased mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD). Risk factors for CVD include an elevation of LDL (LDLp) and small HDL (sHDLp) particles, and a decrease in rever... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - December 19, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Evgenia Gourgari, Martin P. Playford, Umberto Campia, Amit K. Dey, Fran Cogen, Stephanie Gubb-Weiser, Mihriye Mete, Sameer Desale, Maureen Sampson, Allen Taylor, Kristina I. Rother, Alan T. Remaley and Nehal N. Mehta Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

GLP-1RAs in type 2 diabetes: mechanisms that underlie cardiovascular effects and overview of cardiovascular outcome data
Patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) have a substantial risk of developing cardiovascular disease. The strong connection between the severity of hyperglycaemia, metabolic changes secondary to T2DM and vascular... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - December 13, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Andrei C. Sposito, Ot ávio Berwanger, Luiz Sérgio F. de Carvalho and José Francisco Kerr Saraiva Tags: Review Source Type: research

Associations between epicardial adipose tissue, subclinical atherosclerosis and high-density lipoprotein composition in type 1 diabetes
The pathophysiology of cardiovascular complications in people with type 1 diabetes (T1DM) remains unclear. An increase in epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) and alterations in the composition of high-density lipo... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - December 7, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Cristina Colom, David Vilad és, Montserrat Pérez-Cuellar, Rubén Leta, Andrea Rivas-Urbina, Gemma Carreras, Jordi Ordóñez-Llanos, Antonio Pérez and Jose Luis Sánchez-Quesada Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Effect of statins on fasting glucose in non-diabetic individuals: nationwide population-based health examination in Korea
Increasing evidence suggest that statin therapy has a diabetogenic effect. Individual types of statin may have a different effect on glucose metabolism. Using the repeated nationwide population-based health sc... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - December 5, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Jinkwon Kim, Hye Sun Lee and Kyung-Yul Lee Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Cognitive function in adolescence and the risk for premature diabetes and cardiovascular mortality in adulthood
This study asses... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - December 5, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Gilad Twig, Amir Tirosh, Estela Derazne, Ziona Haklai, Nehama Goldberger, Arnon Afek, Hertzel C. Gerstein, Jeremy D. Kark and Tali Cukierman-Yaffe Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Empagliflozin on top of metformin treatment improves arterial function in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus
Deteriorated arterial function and high incidence of cardiovascular events characterise diabetes mellitus. Metformin and recent antidiabetic drugs, SGLT2 inhibitors, reduce cardiovascular events. We explored t... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - December 3, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Mojca Lunder, Miodrag Jani ć, Miha Japelj, Andrej Juretič, Andrej Janež and Mišo Šabovič Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Impact of type 2 diabetes mellitus on short- and long-term mortality after coronary artery bypass surgery
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) is a frequent co-morbidity among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of DM on the early- and long-... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - November 29, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Alexander Kogan, Eilon Ram, Shany Levin, Enrique Z. Fisman, Alexander Tenenbaum, Ehud Raanani and Leonid Sternik Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Thrombus aspiration in hyperglycemic ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients: clinical outcomes at 1-year follow-up
We evaluate whether the thrombus aspiration (TA) before primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) may improve STEMI outcomes in hyperglycemic patients. (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - November 29, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Celestino Sardu, Michelangela Barbieri, Maria Luisa Balestrieri, Mario Siniscalchi, Pasquale Paolisso, Paolo Calabr ò, Fabio Minicucci, Giuseppe Signoriello, Michele Portoghese, Pasquale Mone, Davide D’Andrea, Felice Gragnano, Alessandro Bellis, Ciro M Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Vascular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes: prevalence and associated factors in 38 countries (the DISCOVER study program)
The global prevalence of type 2 diabetes-related complications is not well described. We assessed prevalence of vascular complications at baseline in DISCOVER (NCT02322762; NCT02226822), a global, prospective,... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - November 28, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Mikhail Kosiborod, Marilia B. Gomes, Antonio Nicolucci, Stuart Pocock, Wolfgang Rathmann, Marina V. Shestakova, Hirotaka Watada, Iichiro Shimomura, Hungta Chen, Javier Cid-Ruzafa, Peter Fenici, Niklas Hammar, Filip Surmont, Fengming Tang and Kamlesh Khunt Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Does glucagon have a positive inotropic effect in the human heart?
Glucagon is considered to exert cardiostimulant effects, most notably the enhancement of heart rate and contractility, due to the stimulation of glucagon receptors associated with Gs protein stimulation which ... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - November 27, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Jesus Hern ández-Cascales Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Prevalence and in-hospital outcomes of diabetes among patients with acute coronary syndrome in China: findings from the Improving Care for Cardiovascular Disease in China-Acute Coronary Syndrome Project
Guidelines have classified patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and diabetes as a special population, with specific sections presented for the management of these patients considering their extremely hi... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - November 27, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Mengge Zhou, Jing Liu, Yongchen Hao, Jun Liu, Yong Huo, Sidney C. Smith Jr., Junbo Ge, Changsheng Ma, Yaling Han, Gregg C. Fonarow, Kathryn A. Taubert, Louise Morgan, Na Yang, Yueyan Xing and Dong Zhao Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Increased glycated albumin and decreased esRAGE levels in serum are related to negative coronary artery remodeling in patients with type 2 diabetes: an Intravascular ultrasound study
Negative coronary artery remodeling is frequent in patients with diabetes, but its mechanism remains unclear. We here evaluated the association of serum levels of glycated albumin (GA) and endogenous secretory... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - November 27, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Run Du, Rui Yan Zhang, Lin Lu, Ying Shen, Li Jin Pu, Zheng Bin Zhu, Qi Zhang, Jian Hu, Zhen Kun Yang, Feng Hua Ding, Jian Sheng Zhang and Wei Feng Shen Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Polyhedrocytes in blood clots of type 2 diabetic patients with high cardiovascular risk: association with glycemia, oxidative stress and platelet activation
Little is known about factors that affect the composition of contracted blood clots in specific diseases. We investigated the content of polyhedral erythrocytes (polyhedrocytes) formed in blood clots and its d... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - November 22, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Grzegorz Gajos, Aleksander Siniarski, Joanna Natorska, Micha ł Ząbczyk, Jakub Siudut, Krzysztof Piotr Malinowski, Renata Gołębiowska-Wiatrak, Paweł Rostoff and Anetta Undas Tags: Original investigation Source Type: research

Unrecognised cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes: is it time to act earlier?
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most significant prognostic factor in individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2D). However, a significant number of individuals may develop CVD that does not present with the cla... (Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology)
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology - November 21, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Guntram Schernthaner, Chaim Lotan, Elina Baltadzhieva-Trendafilova, Jonas Ceponis, Martin Clodi, Kristine Ducena, Eva Goncalvesova, Cristian Guja, Marek Honka, Andrej Jane ž, Nebojša Lalić, Roger Lehmann, Noémi Nyolczas, Priit Pauklin, Andrzej Rynkiew Tags: Commentary Source Type: research