European Primary Care Cardiovascular Society

Better insight into current daily clinical practice and more collaboration is needed to improve diabetes care

3' education - Oct. 8, 2019 - Prof. Chantal Mathieu

Why we need updated Diabetes Guidelines and new recommendations

5' education - Oct. 8, 2019 - Prof. Francesco Cosentino - European Diabetes Policy Summit

Policy recommendations to stimulate implementation of diabetes guidelines

5' education - Oct. 8, 2019 - Prof. Cornelia Bala - European Diabetes Policy Summit

Implementation of guidelines: identifying barriers

5' education - Oct. 8, 2019 - Prof. Roger Lehmann - European Diabetes Policy Summit

Old anti-inflammatory drug successfully repurposed for a new application

3' education - Nov. 16, 2019 - Aruna Pradhan, Boston - AHA 2019, Philadelphia

Anti-inflammatory agent reduces both first and recurrent events post-MI

3' education - Dec. 19, 2019 - Jean-Claude Tardif, Montreal - AHA 2019, Philadelphia

SGLT2i gives consistent CV benefit and tolerability in HF patients irrespective of diabetes

3' education - Nov. 16, 2019 - John McMurray, Glasgow - AHA 2019, Philadelphia

Fish oil may give favorable effects on plaque-parameters

3' education - Nov. 17, 2019 - Stephen Nicholls, Melbourne - AHA 2019, Philadelphia

A generation of teenagers is made addicted to nicotine: AHA stands up against 'big vape'

3' education - Nov. 17, 2019 - Mariell Jessup, Dallas - AHA 2019, Philadelphia

ARNI seems to give CV benefit up to EF of about 60%, not only in HFrEF

3' education - Nov. 16, 2019 - Scott Solomon, Boston - AHA 2019, Philadelphia

Does HF have two physiologies that respond differently to treatment, or is it the same disease across the EF spectrum?

3' education - Nov. 18, 2019 - Lynne Stevenson, Nashville - AHA 2019, Philadelphia

SGLT2 inhibitor improves health status in HFrEF

3' education - Nov. 17, 2019 - Mikhail Kosiborod, Kansas City - AHA 2019, Philadelphia

Several plaque parameters reduced after 9 months of fish oil treatment

3' education - Nov. 17, 2019 - Matthew Budoff, Los Angeles - AHA 2019, Philadelphia
EPCCS Annual CV Summit

Heart failure and comorbidities: kidney disease and cancer

5' education - Mar. 22, 2019 - Lisbon, Portugal - Peter van der Meer & Monika Hollander

EPCCS and primary CV care in Poland (Polish)

3' education - Nov. 4, 2019 - Pawel Zuk - EPCCS Council 2019, Bucharest

EPCCS and primary CV care in Poland (English)

3' education - Sep. 13, 2019 - Pawel Zuk - EPCCS 2019, Bucharest

EPCCS and primary CV care in Ukraine

3' education - Sep. 13, 2019 - Maryna Dolzhenko - EPCCS Council 2019

EPCCS and primary CV care in France

3' education - Sep. 13, 2019 - Didier Duhot - EPCCS Council 2019

EPCCS and primary CV care in Ireland

3' education - Sep. 13, 2019 - Cormac Ó Dubhghaill - EPCCS 2019, Bucharest

EPCCS and primary CV care in Turkey

3' education - Sep. 13, 2019 - Zehra Dagli - EPCCS Council 2019, Bucharest

BP elevation increases more rapidly with aging in women vs. men

Literature - Jan. 28, 2020 - Ji H, et al. - JAMA Cardiol. 2020

Sex-specific analysis of BP trajectories using data of >32,000 individuals indicates that BP elevation during life span increased faster in women than in men, starting at 30 years.

Training for a first-time marathon favourably affects BP and aortic stiffness

Literature - Jan. 20, 2020 - Bhuva AN et al., - J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020

This prospective study showed that 6 months training and completion of a first-time marathon results in a reduction in blood pressure and aortic stiffness in healthy participants.

Better insight into current daily clinical practice and more collaboration is needed to improve diabetes care

3' education - Oct. 8, 2019 - Prof. Chantal Mathieu
Prof. Mathieu concludes that clinical practice lags behind regarding available evidence on management of T2DM. She considers what causes this gap and who needs to act to change it.

DIabetes summit Prof. Mathieu concludes that clinical practice lags behind regarding available evidence on management of T2DM. She considers what causes this gap and who needs to act to change it.

Weight in early childhood and prepregnancy maternal weight influence weight at 15 years old teens

Literature - Jan. 17, 2020 - Yoshida S et al., - Pediatr Obes. 2020

A longitudinal study in Japan revealed that being overweight/obese at age 3, or having had an overweight/obese mother before she was pregnant is predictive of overweight/obesity at 15 years in girls.

Room for improvement of diabetes care in the Netherlands

Literature - Jan. 15, 2020 - Heintjes EM, et al. - Neth J Med 2019

Although diabetes care is highly organized in the Netherlands, CV morbidity and mortality rates in T2DM patients have not come down from 2008 to 2016 and life years lost remains considerably high.

Why we need updated Diabetes Guidelines and new recommendations

5' education - Oct. 8, 2019 - Prof. Francesco Cosentino - European Diabetes Policy Summit
Prof. Cosentino considers the how and why of development of clinical guidelines, in light of new recommendations in the 2019 ESC/EASD diabetes guidelines.

Diabetes summit Prof. Cosentino considers the how and why of development of clinical guidelines, in light of new recommendations in the 2019 ESC/EASD diabetes guidelines.

Higher protein intake associated with rapid decline of kidney function in healthy adults

Literature - Jan. 14, 2020 - Jhee JH et al. - Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2019

In a healthy adult population, higher protein intake was associated with renal hyperfiltration and rapid decline of eGFR compared to those taking lowest protein intake. With poll

Policy recommendations to stimulate implementation of diabetes guidelines

5' education - Oct. 8, 2019 - Prof. Cornelia Bala - European Diabetes Policy Summit
An expert declaration has been composed on how to bridge the gap between clinical guidelines and daily clinical reality in T2DM care. Bala mentions the policy recommendations in the declaration.

Diabetes summit An expert declaration has been composed on how to bridge the gap between clinical guidelines and daily clinical reality in T2DM care. Bala mentions the policy recommendations in the declaration.

ARNI use in elderly HFrEF patients is safe and effective

Literature - Jan. 13, 2020 - Esteban-Fernández A et al., - Rev Esp Geriatr Gerontol. 2019.

This prospective registry study of a real-world cohort of elderly HFrEF patients showed that sacubitril/valsartan was safe and effective, even in those >80 years.

Implementation of guidelines: identifying barriers

5' education - Oct. 8, 2019 - Prof. Roger Lehmann - European Diabetes Policy Summit
Prof. Lehmann considers factors that may play a role when diabetes guidelines are not adequately implemented, and how these barriers may be overcome.

Diabetes summit Prof. Lehmann considers factors that may play a role when diabetes guidelines are not adequately implemented, and how these barriers may be overcome.

Regular consumption of chili peppers associated with lower risk of total and CVD mortality

Literature - Jan. 7, 2020 - Bonaccio M et al., - J Am Coll Cardiol 2019
Regular consumption of chili peppers is associated with lower risk of total and CVD mortality in a large cohort of Italian adults, independent of adherence to a Mediterranean diet.

Regular consumption of chili peppers is associated with lower risk of total and CVD mortality in a large cohort of Italian adults, independent of adherence to a Mediterranean diet.

Despite their marine diet, Inuit mummies show calcified plaque

News - Jan. 6, 2020

Presence of calcified plaques have been found in the mummified remains of three of four studied young Inuit individuals who lived 500 years ago.