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Prescribing glucose-lowering drugs for patients with cardiac disease

June 2018 Br J Cardiol 2018;25:73–6 doi:10.5837/bjc.2018.016

Prescribing glucose-lowering drugs for patients with cardiac disease

Miles Fisher, Emma Johns, Gerry McKay

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August 2017 Br J Cardiol 2017;24:(3) Online First

BCS 2017: spotlight on heart failure

BJC Staff, Dr Richard Crawley, Dr Brian Halliday, Dr Rosita Zakeri

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Landmark trials in heart failure – 30 years from CONSENSUS With 2017 marking the 30th year since the publication of CONSENSUS,1 which first reported a reduction in mortality with enalapril versus placebo in patients with advanced heart failure (HF), the BCS held a dedicated session to review the seminal clinical trials and advances in chronic heart failure management in this period. Dr Rosita Zakeri (Royal Brompton Hospital, London) reviewed this session for us and spoke to the BJC afterwards. Rosita Zakeri The era of vasodilator therapy for heart failure began in the 1990s. Professor Karl Swedberg (University of Gothenberg, Sweden) began

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SGLT2 inhibitors

April 2017 Br J Cardiol 2017;24:68-71 doi:10.5837/bjc.2017.010 Online First

SGLT2 inhibitors

Emma Johns, Gerry McKay, Miles Fisher

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Drugs for diabetes: part 8 SGLT2 inhibitors

March 2012 Br J Cardiol 2012;19:26–9 doi:10.5837/bjc.2012.005

Drugs for diabetes: part 8 SGLT2 inhibitors

Alison MacEwen, Gerard A McKay, Miles Fisher

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Introduction Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a major risk factor for developing both microvascular (retinopathy, nephropathy and neuropathy) and macrovascular complications (coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease and peripheral vascular disease).1 The link between maintaining good glycaemic control and prevention of these complications is well established.2-4 Guidelines recommend a target glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) of 7% or less, but a large number of patients fail to meet this target and, as of yet, no ideal pharmacological blood glucose-lowering agent exists. Existing pharmacological therapies, which have been previously describ

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