Heart Health Benefits from Diabetes Drugs

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Matthew Garza, Claire Holleman, April Hopcroft, Ashwin Chetty Learn what some of the latest research says about the heart health benefits of diabetes drugs like SGLT-2 inhibitors, GLP-1 receptor agonists, and non-steroidal MRAs. In the past few years, newer drugs such as SGLT-2 inhibitors, GLP-1 receptor agonists, […]

SGLT-2 Inhibitors Can Treat Heart Failure, Too

A new guideline issued by major American heart health authorities has recommended an important diabetes drug for the treatment of a form of heart failure. SGLT-2 inhibitors, a class of drugs used as a glucose-lowering medication for type 2 diabetes, were officially validated as an effective treatment for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, a […]

The Latest Heart Health and Diabetes Guidelines from the American College of Cardiology

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Joseph Bell New SGLT-2 inhibitor and GLP-1 agonist diabetes medication recommendations for people with type 2 diabetes The American College of Cardiology (ACC) updated its guidance in mid-August for heart health in people with type 2 diabetes. These recommendations are supported by the American Diabetes Association (ADA), […]