EMPEROR-Reduced: Reign of the SGLT2 Inhibitors

Dr. Ted Berei and CardioScripts co-host, Dr. Tracy Macaulay, discuss the EMPEROR-Reduced trial. 

0:00-0:28: Introduction 

0:29-1:05: Introduction of Dr. Ted Berei 

1:06-3:40: EMPEROR-Reduced Overview 

3:41-5:08: Overall Thoughts 

5:09 -11:18: Secondary Endpoints 

11:19-19:04: Considerations for Initiation of SGLT2 Inhibitors 

19:05-21:21: Final Thoughts 

21:22-22:02: Closing 


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