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Too much medicine; too little care

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4247 (Published 02 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4247

Re: Too much medicine; too little care

Another dpp4 inhibitor or gliptin news bit:

(from medscape article http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/811716)

"Not only do diabetologists, along with cardiologists, need to take heart failure seriously in patients with diabetes, but the regulators do as well," Dr John J McMurray (University of Glasgow, Scotland) urged the audience. "We need to make heart failure a much more prominent component of our clinical trials, and we must not see major journals publishing major CV-outcomes trials in diabetes and not even mentioning one of the most important — if not the most important — cardiovascular complication of diabetes, which is heart failure."

and my meme.

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01 October 2013
Homer U. Co
General Internist
Philippine General Hospital
Taft avenue, Manila Philippines