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News: Consultant 360 Metabolic Disease Articles January 2017

New Metabolic Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

Fenofibrate May Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Statin-Treated Type 2 Diabetes Patients

A new study sought to determine if fenofibrate combined with statin treatment reduced the risk of CV disease in patients with type 2 diabetes who have hypertriglyceridemia and LDL-C.

“Christmas Holiday Effect:” Increase in Cardiac-Related Deaths Around the Holidays

A recent study sought to test whether cardiac related mortality increased during the holiday season in New Zealand.

Could Saturated Fats Be Less Harmful Than Previously Thought?

New research suggests that saturated fats might not be as detrimental to heart and overall health as previously believed.

Insulin Resistance is Linked to Adverse Cardiac Function Even Before Diabetes Development

A recent study examined the relationship between glucose homeostasis and measures of cardiac structure and function in patients with prediabetes, diabetes, and uncontrolled diabetes.

Beta-Blockers Decrease Mortality Following MI

New study examined the effects of beta-blockers on mortality and functional decline in nursing home residents after an acute myocardial infraction.