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November 2019 Br J Cardiol 2019;26:128–9

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Ian Mason, BJC Staff

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Professor D John Betteridge Professor John Betteridge With sadness, we report the death of Professor D John Betteridge, BSc, MB BS, PhD, MD, FRCP, FAHA, Consultant Physician, University College London Hospitals, London; Emeritus Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism University College London; and Associate Dean, Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), who passed away on 4th October 2019, aged 71, following a long illness. John will be remembered with great fondness by his many colleagues and friends. He had a long and distinguished career – he was a BJC editorial board member, a past chair of HEART UK and past President of the Council on Lipid

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December 2013 Br J Cardiol 2013;20:136-7

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BJCardio Staff

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Caffeine intake may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes Coffee and caffeine intake may significantly reduce the incidence of type 2 diabetes, according to a new meta-analysis published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  Pertinent studies were identified by a search of PubMed and EMBASE. The fixed- or random-effect pooled measure was selected based on between-study heterogeneity. Dose–response relationship was assessed. Commenting on the implications of this study (doi: 10.1007/s00394-013-0603-x), London general practitioner Dr Sarah Jarvis said: “There is growing evidence to suggest that moderate coffee consumption, that’s four

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September 2013 Br J Cardiol 2013;20:94-96

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BJCardio Staff

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NICE update aims to reduce premature deaths after MI The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is updating its guidance to improve the care of people who have survived a myocardial infarction (MI). The draft guideline, published recently for public consultation, contains a number of new recommendations and aims to improve the care received by patients in England and Wales. The draft guideline, originally published in 2007, centres on stemming the progression of vascular disease as well as preventing further MI. It expands on previous recommendations for programmes to help people recover after an MI, including interventions

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