Potential Drug Combinations to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Burden in Diabetes.

@article{Pillarisetti2016PotentialDC,
  title={Potential Drug Combinations to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Burden in Diabetes.},
  author={Sivaram Pillarisetti},
  journal={Trends in pharmacological sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={207-219}
}
The major cause of death and complications in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is cardiovascular disease (CVD). More than 60% of all patients with T2DM die of CVD, and an even greater percentage have serious complications. The impact of glucose lowering on cardiovascular complications is a hotly debated issue and recent large clinical trials reported no significant decrease in cardiovascular events with intensive glucose control. Risk remains high even after correcting diabetes-associated… CONTINUE READING
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