Undiagnosed Diabetes; Skeletal Stem Cells; Implantable MetS Tx
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 21, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Early Compression May Cut Complications in Acute DVT (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Residual vein obstruction, post-thrombotic syndrome less common (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 21, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

VTE Risk Persists Lifelong for Childhood Cancer Survivors
(MedPage Today) -- Consider interventions for modifiable comorbidities, with prophylaxis for high-risk survivors (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 21, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lowered Stroke Risk for Women (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Drop in risk occurred regardless of menopausal status or hormone replacement therapy (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 20, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Opsumit Shows Promise in Portopulmonary Hypertension
(MedPage Today) -- Positive results in first randomized trial in the disease (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 20, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

TCT: Second Chance for MitraClip in Functional Mitral Regurgitation?
(MedPage Today) -- COAPT takes the spotlight in San Diego (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 19, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Drop in Long-Term Stroke Complications with Newer LVAD
(MedPage Today) -- HeartMate 3 data show even " mild " strokes are far from benign, though (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 19, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

For HFpEF, Better Heart-Lung Connection with Albuterol
(MedPage Today) -- Beta-agonist linked to improved exercise hemodynamic measures (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 17, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Wearable Potassium Monitor; Rheumatic Valve Disease Dilemma; BP in the VA
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 17, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

ASPREE: Aspirin Bombs Again for Primary Prevention
(MedPage Today) -- All-cause and cancer-related mortality higher with aspirin; so were bleeding events (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 16, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Slow Medicine: Overuse of Genetic Testing, Dialysis
(MedPage Today) -- Plus screening for peripheral artery disease and colon cancer surveillance (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 14, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Cath Lab Recap: Thrombectomy for Mild Strokes; No-BAV TAVR
(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 13, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Aortic Vascular Inflammation Associated With CAD in Psoriasis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Observational study suggests strong association beyond traditional factors (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 13, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Anticoagulation Control on Warfarin Weakens After 6 Months
(MedPage Today) -- But patients hitting TTR target still had fewer events (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 12, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Anticoagulation on Warfarin Weakens After 6 Months
(MedPage Today) -- But patients hitting TTR target still had fewer events (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 12, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Whole-Fat Dairy Associated with Heart Benefit in PURE Study
(MedPage Today) -- Even the saturated fat from it appears acquitted in observational data (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 12, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Behavioral Therapy Slows Cognitive Decline in MCI (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Treatment with goal-setting strategies showed better results among blacks with mild cognitive impairment (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 11, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

More Women at Risk for T2DM with New Criteria for GD (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- 52% of women with IADPSG-defined gestational diabetes developed type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 11, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

BP Differentials in Twins Correlated with Sodium Intake
(MedPage Today) -- Twin with higher blood pressure also had higher waist circumference (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 11, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Risk Model Holds Promise in HTN Refractory to Medical Tx
(MedPage Today) -- Model derived from longitudinal data from one urban hypertension clinic (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 9, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Inner City Patients More Likely to Land in ED with HTN Crisis
(MedPage Today) -- Abrupt BP elevation reaching 180/100 mmHg often comes with organ damage (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 9, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Risks Seen for Tight BP Target in Diabetics
(MedPage Today) -- Intensive treatment tied to serum creatinine increase, eGFR decrease (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 7, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Risks Seen for Tight BP Target in Diabetics?
(MedPage Today) -- Intensive treatment tied to serum creatinine increase, eGFR decrease (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 7, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: This Week's Top Picks for iOS and Android
(MedPage Today) -- Surgery and nursing apps hit the mark (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 7, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Glycemia Trajectories Worse Among Minority T1D Youth (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Blacks, Hispanics more often had higher HbA1c baseline levels and increases over time (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 7, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Diabetes-HTN Mystery Solved? Mona Lisa's Thyroid; Meal Timing
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 7, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Controlling BP Variability May Be Key to ICH Outcomes
(MedPage Today) -- Aggressive BP reduction alone has failed in the past (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 7, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

A Better Analysis of Carotid Stenting vs Surgery?
(MedPage Today) -- Instrumental variable analysis moves the needle closer to parity in observational studies (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 7, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Cardiac Imaging in Breast Ca Driven by Therapy
(MedPage Today) -- Mismatch between patient risk, imaging decisions (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 7, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

CDC: CV Event Prevention Stalls, Especially Among Middle-Aged Adults
(MedPage Today) -- More targeted efforts needed to improve CV risk factors (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 6, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Reduced Heart Failure Risk Among Active Elderly Women
(MedPage Today) -- Lowest risk seen among those with highest levels of activity (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 5, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

No Increased CVD Risk With IL-6 Blocker in RA (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Concerns had been raised because of elevated lipids with tocilizumab use (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 5, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

SGLT-2s Tops for Heart Failure Risk Reduction
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis compared the newest drug classes for type 2 diabetes (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 5, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Fish Oil in Third Trimester Tied to Higher BMI for Kids (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- This increase attributed to gains in lean mass, bone mineral content (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 5, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Should Endovascular Therapy Be Centralized Regionally? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Theoretical study says yes, but practical concerns loom large (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 4, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Rotablation Solves Balloon Failure Problem in CTO Stenting
(MedPage Today) -- Neither chronic total occlusions nor dissections were associated with worse outcomes after rotational atherectomy (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 4, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Assisted Reproduction Tied to Vascular Aging, HTN in Adolescents (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Hypertension was 6 times more prevalent in ART-born adolescents (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 4, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

FDA's Warning on SGLT-2 Inhibitors; Diet Battles; An Avocado A Day?
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 31, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Effects of Childhood Lupus Persist into Adulthood (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Mortality has been reduced, but long-term impact is profound (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 31, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Cath Lab Recap:'Ultra-Low' Contrast for PCI; Stroke Tx Reperfusion Overestimated
(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 30, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Best Ways to Identify Myocarditis in Cancer Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Javid Moslehi, MD, talks about preferred tests and cardiologist/oncologist cooperation (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 30, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Pre-Hospital Laryngeal Tube Ups Cardiac Arrest Survival
(MedPage Today) -- Trials cast doubt on endotracheal intubation as preferred treatment (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 29, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

ESC: Evidence Grows for HFpEF as Microvascular Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Studies on exact mechanisms, potential targets still needed (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 29, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Early Bleeding on Antithrombotics May Signal Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Strong association between GI/GU bleeding, GI/GU cancer (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 28, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

ESC: DCB Works for De Novo Stenoses in Small Coronary Vessels
(MedPage Today) -- Established for in-stent restenosis, DCBs make their way to native coronary arteries (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 28, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

ESC: Oral Antibiotics Safe for Stable Endocarditis
(MedPage Today) -- Switching after a period of IV antibiotics didn't raise event rates in POET trial (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 28, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Declining Lung Function Linked to Heart Failure Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Fourfold increase in risk associated with rapid FEV1 drop (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 28, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

ESC: Early Invasive Strategy in NSTEMI Does Not Improve Outcomes
(MedPage Today) -- Subgroup with multiple comorbidities may benefit from rapid trip to cath lab (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 28, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

ESC: ACS Outcomes the Same for High-Sensitivity vs Standard Troponin Tests
(MedPage Today) -- No reduction in later events with more sensitive assay (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 28, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

ESC: Febuxostat Flops for Cardioprotection
(MedPage Today) -- Benefits for gout and renal risk factors don't extend to the heart (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 28, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news