Oral Semaglutide Tops Sitagliptin for Cutting HbA1c, Weight in T2D
(MedPage Today) -- Positive results from PIONEER 3 trial in diabetic patients who aren't responding to metformin with or without sulfonylurea (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 24, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Over One-Third T1D Patients Bail on Closed-Loop System
(MedPage Today) -- Trouble staying in automode was primary reason for discontinuation (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 24, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Eggs and Heart Disease; ADHD and Psychosis: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include best medicines for atrial fibrillation when a stent is used, an envelope for cardiac devices to reduce infection risk, psychosis and ADHD medicines, and eggs and cardiovascular disease (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 23, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

HeartMate 3: Superior Results Hold Firm in Final Analysis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- MOMENTUM 3 data confirms better safety for newer LVAD in advanced heart failure (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 23, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Treating Kawasaki Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Cyclosporin plus IVIG effective at reducing coronary artery abnormalities (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 23, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Aortic Stenosis: Watchful Waiting Works Only for So Long
(MedPage Today) -- Study supports timely aortic valve replacement in asymptomatic patients (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 23, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

CAD Patients With Cancer Diagnosis Face Significant Financial Burden
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers call for more interdisciplinary/integrated care of both conditions (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 22, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Inhaled, IV Anesthestics Even in Cardiac Surgery Survival
(MedPage Today) -- MYRIAD trial doesn't favor cardioprotection of sevoflurane, similar drugs (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 21, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Radial vs Femoral; P2Y12 Inhibitor Monotherapy; PCI With Microbubbles
(MedPage Today) -- Advances in interventional cardiology at ACC 2019 (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 21, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Low EF Heart Failure Benefits Most From SGLT2 Diabetes Drug
(MedPage Today) -- DECLARE substudy doesn't leave HFpEF entirely out, though (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 20, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Resistant Hypertension Common in SLE
(MedPage Today) -- Previously unrecognized cardiovascular risk factor (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 20, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Trial Pinpoints Effective BP Combos for Black Africans
(MedPage Today) -- Side effect profiles likely to guide treatment choices (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 20, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

First Trial Pins Down Alcohol-Afib Link
(MedPage Today) -- Recurrences down with abstinence (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 19, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Add-On Bempedoic Acid Leads to Moderate LDL Reduction (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Novel agent would be useful, but not a blockbuster, cardiologists say (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 19, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Trials Back Shorter DAPT After Stenting
(MedPage Today) -- Dropping aspirin after a few weeks found non-inferior to standard yearlong regimen (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 19, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Prescription Fish Oil Goes Beyond Preventing First CV Events
(MedPage Today) -- New REDUCE-IT data point to secondary prevention benefit (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 18, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

For Recent-Onset Afib, Delayed Cardioversion Noninferior to Early Treatment
(MedPage Today) -- Wait-and-see strategy outcomes similar in study (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 18, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Bicuspid Anatomy Not Necessarily a Disadvantage for TAVR
(MedPage Today) -- Do these registry findings warrant a randomized trial? (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 18, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

HeartMate 3:'A Much More Forgiving Pump '
(MedPage Today) -- Final data from MOMENTUM 3 still shine for safety (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 18, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Aspirin No Longer Needed for Select AFib Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Is AUGUSTUS trial the'last nail in the coffin'for post-CV event use? (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 18, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Ticagrelor Antidote Clears Phase I Trial
(MedPage Today) -- Quick reversal of P2Y12 inhibitor possible in healthy participants (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 17, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Antibacterial Envelope Cuts Heart Device Infections
(MedPage Today) -- Adjunctive use resulted in 40% lower incidence of major cardiac implantable electronic devices infection versus only standard care (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 17, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

MitraClip Better for Secondary MR Quality of Life
(MedPage Today) -- COAPT analysis affirms advantage over meds alone (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 17, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Apple Watch Pulse Warnings Fairly Accurate
(MedPage Today) -- But Apple Heart Study authors, and other experts, say more research needed (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 17, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Low-Risk TAVR at Least as Good as Surgery in Pivotal Trials
(MedPage Today) -- Evolut, PARTNER 3 trials called " game changers " (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 16, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

CABANA: Catheter Ablation for Afib Gets a QoL Boost
(MedPage Today) -- Cross-overs once again play a large role in results (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 15, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Doing Shoulder Surgery in Denver (or La Paz)? Read This
(MedPage Today) -- 40-fold (!) increase in 30-day pulmonary embolism risk with procedures performed at high altitude (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 15, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

20-Year Data: Changing Landscape for Heart Attack Outcomes
(MedPage Today) -- " Health priority areas " still lacked improvements, however (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 15, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

' Mentally Tiring' Jobs May Up Women's T2D Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Not all weight categories saw this associated risk, however (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 15, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Generic Humalog; 23andMe T2D Test; Menopause Ads Blocked
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 15, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

New Transcatheter Certification; Radiation Shield Oops; IVUS in PCI
(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 15, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Novel Oral LDL Drug Helps, If Modestly
(MedPage Today) -- Pivotal trial for bempedoic acid sets up a mild-mannered contender (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 14, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Cardiac MRI Flags Heart Transplant Rejection Episodes
(MedPage Today) -- Early findings promising for invasive biopsy alternative (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 13, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

First-Pass Aspiration Non-Inferior to Stent Retrieval for Clots (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- COMPASS trial results support use of direct aspiration as alternative to stent retriever as first-line therapy for stroke thrombectomy (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 13, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Healthy Diet in Midlife May Not Stave Off Dementia
(MedPage Today) -- Median follow-up of almost 25 years in European study (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 12, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Patient Blood Management Recs Revamped
(MedPage Today) -- Document surfaces questions, disagreements in this evolving field (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 12, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Endogenous Testosterone Tied to Higher Heart Disease Risks (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Endogenous testosterone could be a modifiable risk factor for thromboembolism and heart failure (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

18-Fluoride PET: How Good for Evaluating Bioprosthetic Valve Function?
(MedPage Today) -- PET-CT scan results flag troubles ahead (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

DOACs Promising for Afib Patients With Mitral Stenosis
(MedPage Today) -- Warfarin not necessarily the go-to therapy, Korean study finds (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Kardia Better for Diagnosis; hs-TnT Transition; Prison Salt Trial
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

CHB Patients Face Higher Risk of Heart Troubles (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Comorbidities were higher in patients with congenital heart block and in their siblings born to anti-Ro/SSA-positive mothers (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Cost, Not Efficacy Differentiates Stroke Thrombectomy Strategies
(MedPage Today) -- Which is cheaper, first pass with aspiration or stent retriever tx? (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 8, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Heart Group Takes on Hookah Smoking
(MedPage Today) -- AHA scientific statement warns of high toxic chemical exposure (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 8, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

SPRINT Re-Analysis Has News for Smokers With Hypertension
(MedPage Today) -- Outcomes worse with aggressive blood pressure targets (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 8, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

HCV Treatment Reduces Risk of Diabetes
(MedPage Today) -- Direct-acting antivirals show impact on incident cases (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 8, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

ACC News in Brief: Weed, Flu Shots, Siestas
(MedPage Today) -- A taste of news to come from the conference (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 8, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

More Evidence for Testosterone-CVD Link
(MedPage Today) -- Mendelian randomization study found increased risk in men, not women (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 7, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Vaping Linked to MI, Other Heart Risks
(MedPage Today) -- But observational study leaves causality an open question (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 7, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

After Absorb Stent Absorbs, Vessel Rebounds
(MedPage Today) -- Some normalcy in coronary hemodynamics restored at 3 years (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 6, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Behavioral Counseling May Boost Physical Activity in T2D
(MedPage Today) -- Intervention also led to sustained gains in activity and cut sedentary time (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 6, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news