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DAPA-CKD Resets eGFR Floor for Safe SGLT2 Inhibitor Use

‘It's time to reduce the eGFR level for initiating an SGLT2 inhibitor to as low as 25,’ suggests an expert. Medscape Medical News

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What Do You Think of Virtual Medical Meetings?

If you have participated in a virtual medical meeting this year, tell us about your experience. Medscape Reader Polls

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VERTIS CV: Ertugliflozin Benefit Falls Short of Other SGLT2 Inhibitors

Analyses from the trial of the sodium-glucose transporter 2 inhibitor ertugliflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes helped better define positive effects the drug had on renal function. Medscape Medical News

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Study Questions Routine Long-term Beta-Blocker Post MI

Long-term beta-blocker therapy prescribed after an acute MI might be obsolete in the modern reperfusion era, according to an analysis of Danish registry data. Medscape Medical News

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New ESC Guidelines on Adult Congenital Heart Disease

The new guidelines for patients with ACHD, who require lifelong care, include significant revisions, covering specialized care centers, catheter interventions, imaging, and more. Medscape Medical News

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Uncontrolled CVD Risk Factors in Teens Flag Organ Damage

Adolescents with risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the SHIP AHOY study were more likely to have signs of subclinical target organ damage in the heart and blood vessels. Medscape Medical News

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Cardiology 1995: The Rise of Stents and Statins

To commemorate Medscape's quarter century, we are reposting this celebration of cardiology. What advances in the field have impressed you over the past 25 years? theheart.org on Medscape

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Obesity and the Bitter Pill of Truth

Obesity is encountered ubiquitously in clinical practice, with rates continuing to rise -- but why? Perhaps it's time we face the truth, says Dr Akshay Jain. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology

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Drone-Delivered Defibrillators Feasible and Fast

Using drones to deliver defibrillators to bystanders at the scene of a cardiac arrest beats having the bystander go in search of an automated external defibrillator nearby, a pilot study suggests. Medscape Medical News

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14-Day Sports Hiatus Recommended for Kids After COVID

Children should not return to sports for 14 days after exposure to COVID-19 and should undergo an ECG if they have had moderate symptoms, the American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended. Medscape Medical News

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