No one would have Imagined a generally Innocuous entity called Diabetes will emerge into a “single disease sub-speciality” in medicine”. Thanks to the global authorities & pharma Industry for making this speciality a formidable one. The link between diabetes and cardiology is so strong, now with pharmacological strategies looking for overlapping Indications.
Let me share a presentation in one of the cardiology meet in 2017 at Thiruvananthpuram.TAN CSI meet , India.
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The days are gone when anti-diabetic drugs were alleged to increase CVD mortality. New generation anti-diabetic drugs (SGLT-2 Inhibitors) are coming up that actively dictate and demand us to use it for reducing CVD risk.
(Am I crazy, to look ahead for stand-alone Indication for SGLT Inhibitors for cardiac failure in non-diabetic as well, as a powerful osmotic diuretic !)