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Beyond glycaemic control, empagliflozin reduces CV risk in patients with T2DM

19 Jun 2019
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is highly prevalent in patients withT2DM, accounting for over one-half of all deaths in this population.1 While T2DM-related CV complications have declined with improved care, a substantial burden of disease persists.2 On average, the life expectancy of a 60-year-old patient with T2DM is shortened by 6 years. Alarmingly, the coexistence of T2DM and CVD (ie,myocardial infarction or stroke) is associated with up to 12 years of reduced life expectancy.3 As such, in addition to the individualization of glycaemic targets, there is a need to emphasize on CV risk management for patients with T2DM. 

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Pearl Toh, 10 Oct 2019
Adding a LAMA* to the double combination therapy of ICS** plus LABA*** in a single inhaler improves lung function and reduces exacerbations in patients whose asthma is inadequately controlled with the combination treatment, according to the TRIMARAN and TRIGGER# studies presented at ERS 2019.
2 days ago
Environmental quality and exposure to pollution may play a small part in the development of metabolic diseases, such as diabetes, a new study has found.
Tristan Manalac, 4 days ago
Sleep deprivation impairs adolescents’ long-term retention of classroom material, according to a recent Singapore study.
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Eating alone may help in weight management as findings of a recent study suggest that eating with friends lead to higher food intake.