Treating Diabetes with GLP-1 Reduces Heart Disease, Fewer Foot Ulcers

Two analyses from the LEADER Trial show reduced risks of deaths and better outcomes in both heart health and diabetes-related foot ulcers and associated complications in patients with type 2 diabetes who are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease … GLP-1 Proves Effective in Lessening Risks of 2 Common Diabetes-Related Risks … Patients with type 2 diabetes who were at heightened risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and received liraglutide, a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1) saw a reduction in CVD events and cardiovascular death … read more