Posts Tagged ‘HFpEF’

Confirming the Benefit of Semaglutide in Heart Failure

April 8, 2024 — Obesity research never rests, it seems. Over the weekend, at the American College of Cardiology annual meeting and in the New England Journal of Medicine, we got a third confirmation of the benefit that semaglutide delivers to patients with obesity and heart failure. Specifically, this is about heart failure with preserved ejection fraction – HFpEF. […]

HFpEF: Actually Treating Obesity Makes the Difference

August 28, 2023 — On Friday, NEJM published impressive results in an RCT of semaglutide for treating patients who have obesity and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF). The treatment enabled these people to function better, feel better, and suffer half as many serious adverse events. These are important benefits for people with a very difficult condition. But […]

Impressive Semaglutide Outcomes in Obesity and Heart Failure

August 26, 2023 — Scientists who study semaglutide in obesity are producing a steady stream of impressive results. Yesterday in the New England Journal of Medicine, a randomized controlled trial in persons with obesity and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction demonstrated superior weight reduction, improvement in heart failure, better physical functioning, and a halving of serious adverse events. […]