Possibilities of influencing cardiovascular risk in type 2 diabetes mellitus by antidiabetic treatment
Lowering of cardiovascular risk in treatment with liraglutide – Results of the LEADER


Authors: Jindřich Olšovský
Authors‘ workplace: II. interní klinika LF MU a FN U sv. Anny v Brně
Published in: Vnitř Lék 2016; 62(7-8): 613-615
Category: Reviews

Overview

The article summarizes current knowledge about the possibilities for influencing the cardiovascular risk in treatment of type 2 diabetes, especially focusing on the results of a prospective morbidity–mortality LEADER trial, which demonstrated the superiority of liraglutide in patients with very high cardiovascular risk.

Key words:
cardiovascular risk – LEADER – liraglutid – type 2 diabetes mellitus


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Diabetology Endocrinology Internal medicine

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