Q&A With Robert Eckel From the University of Colorado: Angina Prescription Could Help Some Patients with Diabetes

A recent study of a medication used to help patients with angina could also help those with diabetes. How much of a benefit it can provide remains to be determined.

A recent study of a medication used to help patients with angina could also help those with diabetes. How much of a benefit it can provide remains to be determined.

Robert Eckel, MD, from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus discussed a study of ranolazine during the American Diabetes Association's 75h Annual Scientific Sessions in Boston. Eckel noted in the study there positive signs of hemoglobin A1c which could help patients with both conditions when used properly. The study also looked at results combining ranolazine with other medications.