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ECG Blog #435 — Did Cath Show Acute Ischemia?

Ken Grauer, MD

The ECG in Figure-1 — was obtained from a middle-aged woman with positional tachycardia and diaphoresis with change of position from suprine to sitting. Although CP ( C hest P ain ) was not a prominent symptom — ACS ( A cute C oronary S yndrome ) was suspected from the chest lead T wave inversion seen on this ECG. QUESTIONS: How would YOU interpret the ECG in Figure-1 ?

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Inhaled Insulin Could Improve Glycemic Control, HbA1c Compared to Usual Care in Type 1 Diabetes

HCPLive

New data from INHALE-3 at ADA 84th Scientific Sessions show inhaled insulin (Afrezza) is safe, effective for type 1 diabetes, improving glycemic control and HbA1c goals.

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Fenofibrate Slows Diabetic Retinopathy Progression

Med Page Today

(MedPage Today) -- ORLANDO -- The cholesterol drug fenofibrate reduced progression of early eye disease among diabetes patients, the LENS trial showed. The fibrate reduced progression of early diabetic retinopathy or maculopathy by a relative.

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Minority Children, Publicly Insured with T1D Experience Delays in CGM Access

HCPLive

ADA study highlights disparities in CGM access for children with type 1 diabetes, showing delays for publicly insured and minority children.

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Preventing Surgical-Site Infections; Drugs Go Head to Head for Ischemic Stroke

Med Page Today

(MedPage Today) -- TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, and Rick Lange, MD, president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

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Omnipod 5 AID System Proves Benefit for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

HCPLive

Omnipod 5 improved HbA1c from 8.2% to 7.4% in 13 weeks among adults with type 2 diabetes in the SECURE-T2D trial, with a nearly 5-hour increase in time in range per day.

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Preoxygenation with noninvasive ventilation better than that with oxygen mask alone

All About Cardiovascular System and Disorders

Study by PREOXI Investigators and the Pragmatic Critical Care Research Group published in the New England Journal of Medicine compared the effects of preoxygenation with noninvasive ventilation and preoxygenation with oxygen mask, prior to intubation among critically ill persons [1]. Hypoxemia increases the risk of cardiac arrest and death among critically ill adults undergoing tracheal intubation for invasive ventilation.