What is it about?
The cardiovascular (CV) safety of glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists has been established in robust cardiovascular outcomes trials in patients with type 2 diabetes at high CV risk but which drugs have demonstrated a significant CV benefit.
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Why is it important?
Guidelines for the treatment of type 2 diabetes have evolved from a glucocentric focus to one that now focuses on reducing overall CV risk by personalizing therapy and using drugs such as GLP-1 receptor agonists with proven CV benefits
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This page is a summary of: Cardiovascular Outcomes Trials of Incretin-Based Therapies, Diabetes Spectrum, August 2021, American Diabetes Association, DOI: 10.2337/ds20-0072.
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