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Episode 215: Questions that lead to questions and then more questions – Part III

In episode 213, Mike and James get back to listener questions and we talk about hormones and VTE, gliptins, sulfonlyureas. statins, risk calculators, the elderly and statins and targets. At the end we answer the question “what is the meaning of life” but unfortunately we ran out of tape and this answer wasn’t recorded.

Show notes

1) The ESTHER study

Circulation 2007:115:840-5

2) Gliptins/DPP4s, sulfonlyureas

SAVOR-TIMI 53 – saxagliptin and cardiovascular outcomes

September 2, 2013DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1307684 

EXAMINE – alogliptin and cardiovascular outcomes

September 2, 2013DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1305889

Sulphonylureas and risk of cardiovascular disease:systematic review and meta-analysis

Diabet Med 2013;30:1160–71

3) Statin intolerance

RxFiles – Statin intolerance – management considerations

4) The greatest CVD risk calculator ever

5) Statins and the elderly

J Am Coll Cardiol 2013;doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2013.07.069

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