Cardiovascular Outcomes Trials (CVOT) and Diabetes: The Clinical Landscape
Review clinical trials supporting medication management in diabetes patients to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events.
Hospitalists, Internists, Family Practitioners, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Surgeons, Cardiologists, Endocrinologists, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists and other interested healthcare practitioners.
- Evaluate the excess risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) associated with diabetes mellitus compared to nondiabetic patients.
- Evaluate the evidence that the use of SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 agonists in diabetic patients is associated with the reduction of CVD.
- Describe the mechanisms of action for the reduction of CVD with SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 agonists and the lack of relationship to reduction in A1C.
Theodore Feldman, M.D., FACC, FACP
Medical Director, Center for Healthcare Advancement & Outcomes
Baptist Health South Florida
Medical Director, Prevention and Community Health
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Head of Cardiology & Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
FIU Wertheim College of Medicine
Theodore Feldman, M.D., has indicated that he is on the speakers bureau for Novartis, Regeneron, Sanofi, Amgen, Boehringer Ingelheim and Novo Nordisk and is a consultant for Merck.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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