A broad research effort involving network-medicine methodologies and pharmacoepidemiologic analysis has pinpointed the diabetes medication metformin as a leading antiarrhythmic candidate drug.
Ketogenic Diets in the Management of Type 1 Diabetes: Safe or Safety Concern?
As the ketogenic diet’s popularity rises, certain considerations need to be taken when recommending it for patients with Type 1 diabetes.
Possible Side Effects of Metformin Use in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Metformin should be considered in all adult patients with type 2 diabetes; gradual titration and extended release formulation should reduce adverse effects.
Patient-Specific Therapy Selection Critical in Order to Avoid Intensification Inertia
Defining intensification inertia as a unique phenomenon and exploring other barriers to the successful treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Should Metformin Be Used in Every Patient With Type 2 Diabetes?
Metformin improves glycemic control without tending to cause weight gain or hypoglycemia, and should be considered in all adult patients with type 2 diabetes.
Cleveland Clinic Garners $3.7M AHA Award to Probe Atrial Fibrillation Prevention
Our funded projects include a study of interactions among genomics, aging and metabolism and a clinical trial of metformin and lifestyle modifications for reducing AF burden.