Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Diabetes & CVD

Diabetes type II confers an increased CVD risk. Recent scientific developments have yielded antidiabetic agents that positively impact CV risk in diabetic patients. Follow the latest insights into the close link between diabetes and CVD.

Where do GLP-1RA fit in in current and future management of CKD?

10' education - July 26, 2021 - Frederik Persson, MD - Online CME

Treatment goals for patients with T2DM and CKD

10' education - July 13, 2021 - Prof. Peter Rossing, MD - Online CME

How can GLP-1RA benefit a patient with diabetes and CKD?

10' education - July 1, 2021 - Daniël van Raalte, MD, PhD - Online CME

Practical challenges with SGLT2i therapy in patients with T2DM and CKD

10' education - June 29, 2021 - Alice Cheng, MD - Online CME

Prevention strategies in patients with CKD and T2DM

10' education - June 24, 2021 - Ofri Mosenzon, MD - Online CME

Clinical inertia in CKD - What is the rationale for SGLT2i?

10' education - June 21, 2021 - Janaka Karalliedde, MD, PhD - Online CME

Kidney benefit by SGLT2i may be mediated by hematocrit

5' education - June 14, 2021 - Prof. Christoph Wanner, MD

Concomitant use of diuretics and SGLT2i in HF

10' education - Mar. 23, 2021 - Prof. Patrick Rossignol, MD

Reduction in albuminuria predicts future benefits on CV and renal outcomes in T2DM

10' education - Feb. 22, 2021 - Frederik Persson, MD

Reverse cardiac remodeling by SGLT2i in non-diabetic patients with HFrEF

10' education - Feb. 22, 2021 - Carlos Santos-Gallego, MD

Two medical therapies elevated to front line in 2021 update HF ECDP

5' education - Feb. 1, 2021 - Prof. James Januzzi, MD

SGLT2 inhibitor is kidney protective, even if eGFR <30

3' education - Jan. 26, 2021 - Prof. George Bakris, MD
5 Things a cardiologist needs to know about GLP-1 RA

GLP-1RAs: What are the future directions in development?

10' education - Jan. 6, 2021 - Prof. John Deanfield, MD - Online CME
5 Things a cardiologist needs to know about GLP-1 RA

What is the clinical evidence for the benefits of GLP-1RAs?

10' education - Dec. 10, 2020 - Prof. Subodh Verma, MD - Online CME
5 Things a cardiologist needs to know about GLP-1RA

Role of GLP-1RA in practice

10' education - Dec. 3, 2020 - Prof. Eduard Montanya, MD - Online CME
5 Things a cardiologist needs to know about GLP-1RA

How do GLP-1RAs work?

10' education - Dec. 1, 2020 - Prof. Naveed Sattar, MD - Online CME

Newest ESC guidelines on diabetes and CVD

10' education - Nov. 24, 2020 - Prof. Francesco Cosentino, MD - Online CME

Novel findings with dual SGLT1 and SGLT2 inhibitor in diabetes patients

5' education - Nov. 23, 2020 - Prof. Deepak Bhatt, MD
5 Things a cardiologist needs to know about GLP-1RA

Which patients to consider for GLP-1RA?

10' education - Nov. 18, 2020 - Prof. Stephan Jacob, MD - Online CME

The six pillars of therapy in HFrEF

3' education - Nov. 15, 2020 - Prof. Marc Pfeffer, MD, PhD

The role of GLP-1 receptor agonists in CVD prevention

10' education - Nov. 6, 2020 - Prof. Kamlesh Khunti, MD - Online CME

The role for primary care in reducing CV risk in diabetes

10' education - Oct. 20, 2020 - Prof. Richard Hobbs, MD - Online CME

Introduction: Expanding focus for cardiologists - The patient with diabetes and cardiovascular outcomes

10' education - Oct. 3, 2020 - Prof. Ulf Landmesser, MD

Changing paradigm in prediabetes and CVD: Potential for new concepts and new tools

10' education - Sep. 28, 2020 - Prof. John E Deanfield, MD - Online CME

Cardiovascular outcomes & atherosclerosis: How do GLP-1RA provide benefit?

10' education - Sep. 24, 2020 - Jorge Plutzky, MD - Online CME

Panel discussion: Expanding focus for cardiologists - The diabetic patient and cardiovascular outcomes

10' education - Sep. 9, 2020 - Prof. Ulf Landmesser - Online CME

The cardiology challenge to manage CV risk in diabetes

10' education - Sep. 9, 2020 - Prof. Nikolaus Marx, MD - Online CME

Incredible consistency between two SGLT2i trials in HFrEF

3' education - Sep. 7, 2020 - Milton Packer, MD

SGLT2 inhibitors: a new foundation in heart failure or another diuretic?

10' education - Sep. 1, 2020 - Prof. Rudolf de Boer, MD, PhD

Nephroprotective effects with SGLT2i in CKD patients

3' education - Aug. 30, 2020 - Prof. Hiddo Heerspink, PhD

Prevalence of diabetes among US adults increased significantly from 1999 to 2018

Literature - Aug. 3, 2021 - Li Wang et al. - JAMA. 2021

This study showed that estimated age-standardized prevalence of diabetes among US adults increased significantly from 9.8% in 1999-2000 to 14.3% in 2017-2018. In 2015-2018, only 21.2% of adults with diagnosed diabetes achieved individualized HbA1C targets, BP <130/80 mmHg, and LDL-c <100 mg/dL.

T2DM-related microvascular disease associated with incident HF

Literature - July 27, 2021 - Kaze AD, et al. - J Am Heart Assoc. 2021

Microvascular disease (MVD) was associated with the development of HF in adults with T2DM, independently of traditional risk factors including CAD.

Where do GLP-1RA fit in in current and future management of CKD?

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10' education - July 26, 2021 - Frederik Persson, MD - Online CME
Besides current recommendations of GLP-1RA therapy for patients with T2DM and comorbidities, Frederik Persson discusses future possibilities for use of GLP-1RA in other target populations.

Besides current recommendations of GLP-1RA therapy for patients with T2DM and comorbidities to reduce CV events, Frederik Persson discusses future possibilities for use of GLP-1RA. With question to test your knowledge.

Treatment goals for patients with T2DM and CKD

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10' education - July 13, 2021 - Prof. Peter Rossing, MD - Online CME
Prof. Rossing talks about setting treatment goals for patients with T2DM and CKD. These treatment goals are not limited to risk factor control but are also focused on organ protection.

Prof. Rossing talks about setting treatment goals for patients with T2DM and CKD. These treatment goals are not limited to risk factor control but are also focused on organ protection.

E-learning SGLT2i in CKD: How to overcome clinical inertia?

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Online-CME - This course consists of 3 parts.
This course consists of 3 parts.

In this e-learning program, three experts discuss outcomes of relevant trials and guidelines that provide evidence and recommendations for using SGLT2i to improve outcomes in patients with CKD.

Phase III trial with SGLT2 inhibitor meets primary endpoint in HFpEF

News - July 6, 2021

EMPEROR-Preserved met its primary endpoint and showed a significant risk reduction with empagliflozin for the composite endpoint of time to first event of CV death or HF hospitalization compared to placebo in adults with HFpEF, with or without T2DM.

No effect of SGLT2i on six minute walk distance in HFrEF and HFpEF

News - July 6, 2021

ESC HF 2021 Dapagliflozin improved HF symptoms (measured by KCCQ-TSS) in HFrEF compared to placebo, but did not improve physical limitations (measured by KCCQ-PLS) or 6 minute walk distance. No significant improvements with dapagliflozin in any of these outcomes were seen in HFpEF.

How can GLP-1RA benefit a patient with diabetes and CKD?

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10' education - July 1, 2021 - Daniël van Raalte, MD, PhD - Online CME
There is a need for therapies for patients with low eGFR. Daniël van Raalte discusses whether GLP-1RA therapy can provide benefit for patients with T2DM and CKD.

There is a need for therapies for patients with low eGFR. Daniël van Raalte discusses whether GLP-1RA therapy can provide benefit for patients with T2DM and CKD. With question to test your knowledge.

SGLT2i in routine clinical practice reduces CV and renal events compared to DPP-4i in T2DM

News - June 29, 2021

ESC HF 2021 Use of empagliflozin was associated with reduced risk of CV and renal events, and all-cause mortality compared to use of DPP-4i in T2DM patients in a real world setting.

Preview of the 2021 ESC/HFA heart failure guidelines

News - June 29, 2021
Key messages of the 2021 ESC/HFA Guidelines for Heart Failure include a simplified treatment algorithm for HFrEF based on early administration of 4 classes of drugs, including SGLT2i, and tailored-treatment approaches based on phenotypes.

ESC HF 2021 Key messages of the 2021 ESC/HFA Guidelines for Heart Failure include a simplified treatment algorithm for HFrEF based on early administration of 4 classes of drugs, including SGLT2i, and tailored-treatment approaches based on phenotypes.

Practical challenges with SGLT2i therapy in patients with T2DM and CKD

10' education - June 29, 2021 - Alice Cheng, MD - Online CME
What are practical challenges around initiation of SGLT2i therapy? What should a physician explain to a patient at the start of SGLT2i therapy? Alice Cheng answers these questions in this video.

What are practical challenges around initiation of SGLT2i therapy? What should a physician explain to a patient at the start of SGLT2i therapy? Alice Cheng answers these questions in this video. With question to test your knowledge.

Prevention strategies in patients with CKD and T2DM

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10' education - June 24, 2021 - Ofri Mosenzon, MD - Online CME
Ofri Mosenzon discusses the importance of identification of CKD and how to prevent CKD progression in T2DM with older and newer therapeutic options.

Ofri Mosenzon discusses the importance of identification of CKD and how to prevent CKD progression in T2DM with older and newer therapeutic options. With question to test your knowledge.