Heart Failure

Heart Team Recommendations Conflict with Original CAD Treatment

August 11, 2020


In a cross-sectional study among CAD patients, investigators found that 30.3% of heart team treatment recommendations diverged from original consultation.

Concierge Medicine and Cardiac Care During COVID-19

July 15, 2020


What does personalized outpatient care look like for a cardiology institute during the pandemic?

FDA Approves Implantable Heart Rhythm Monitoring Devices

July 06, 2020


The technologies help patients with heart rhythm disorders monitor their healthcare and stay connected with their physicians.

Comparing Diabetes Therapies in Patients with Low versus Increased CV Risk

June 30, 2020


A systematic review and network meta-analysis is comparing 9 classes of therapies for HbA1c and risk management in patients with low versus increased cardiovascular risk.

Microbiome of Tongue Coating Could Hold Clues Related to Heart Health

June 24, 2020


New research suggests the microbiome from the tongue coating of patients with heart failure contains unique differences to those of healthy patients.

Heart Failure Associated with Worst Prognosis Among CVDs, CKD in Diabetics

June 23, 2020


A new study found newly diagnosed type 2 diabetics who develop heart failure had the highest risk of death versus patients with other CVDs or chronic kidney disease.

Meg Jardine, MBBS, PhD: Mediators and Pathways of Canagliflozin's CV Benefit

June 15, 2020


Results of a new study are diving deeper into potential mediators of the effects of canagliflozin on heart failure and CV death seen in CREDENCE.

Dapagliflozin Use Could Reduce Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

June 15, 2020


A prespecified exploratory analysis suggests the SGLT2 inhibitor reduced the rate of new-onset diabetes by nearly a third.

Dapagliflozin Effective Regardless of Background Diabetes Therapies

June 13, 2020


Kieran Docherty, MBChB, discusses the results of a DAPA-HF analysis he presented at ADA 2020.

Tai Chi Improves Mental Well-Being of Patients with Cardiovascular Disease

June 09, 2020


A new study from the University of Arizona is shedding light on the psychological impact of Tai Chi in patients with cardiovascular disease.