Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

New diabetes treatments with CV benefit: A changing role for the cardiologist

Apr. 19, 2017 - Robert J Chilton, MD (San Antonio, TX, USA)

Dr. Robert J Chilton, MD, argues that new diabetes treatments showing cardiovascular benefit require a different role of the cardiologist. The SGLT2 inhibitor empagliflozin, for example, shows both cardiovascular and renal protection, in addition to lowering glucose.

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Faculty & Disclosures

Robert J Chilton, MD - Cardiologist, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA