Monthly Archives: March 2013

Beta-blockers

Although beta-blockers can be helpful in the year following MI, they may not be helpful long-term. A large registry-based study showed event rates to be unrelated to beta-blocker use in patients post-MI. For patients with no previous MI (IHD or … Continue reading

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Random facts about Type 2 diabetes

Aspirin is no longer recommended for primary prevention in Type 2 DM, as it’s now clear that risks outweigh benefits (SIGN 2010). When starting drugs for primary prevention of CV disease, the batting order should probably be 1. statins, 2. … Continue reading

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