IDSA updates COVID guidelines for antibodies, antivirals, other drugs
November 24, 2020
Panel cautions against routine use of bamlanivimab and notes that remdesivir can shorten the clinical course of COVID-19.
First-of-its kind guideline on lipid monitoring in endocrine diseases
November 6, 2020
A new guideline from the Endocrine Society calls for heightened awareness of cholesterol management and treatment in endocrine diseases beyond diabetes; the aim is to make lipid panel routine in assessment.
New return-to-play recommendations for athletes with COVID-19
November 4, 2020
The American College of Cardiology’s Sports and Exercise Cardiology Section has updated its May 2020 recommendations on safe return to play among athletes affected by COVID-19.
Updated heart failure measures add newer meds
November 2, 2020
Updated measures for heart failure account for newer medications, drug titration in cardiac resynchronization therapy, and patient-reported outcomes.
AHA scientific statement highlights cardiorenal benefit of new diabetes drugs
October 1, 2020
SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists should be considered in people with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease to protect against heart disease and kidney disease progression.
Many providers don’t follow hypertension guidelines
September 17, 2020
Most health care professionals rely on clinic BP measurements to make a new diagnosis of hypertension, and view pressure measured manually with a cuff and stethoscope as accurate.
Guidance covers glycemia in dexamethasone-treated COVID-19 patients
August 10, 2020
The latest document from the COVID-19 response group of the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists is a response to the recent RECOVERY trial.
ACC panel defines, advises on heart failure with ‘recovered’ EF
August 5, 2020
An American College of Cardiology expert panel has issued a definition of heart failure with recovered ejection fraction and recommendations for diagnosis and treatment.
Ultrasound, cardiac CT valuable in COVID-19 assessment
July 27, 2020
An expert panel of the American College of Cardiology offers evidence-based guidance for evaluating cardiac complications of COVID-19 infections.
Guidance on infection prevention for health care personnel
June 23, 2020
Many clinicians have asked whether a physician should use a mask while seeing patients without COVID-19 in the office.