Virginia Schad, PharmD

Most Recent Articles by Virginia Schad, PharmD

Association Between Statins and Depression Likely Mediated by Confounding

Association Between Statins and Depression Likely Mediated by Confounding

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The association between statins and depression risk may be mediated by residual confounding or bias.

HBV Infection May Not Be Associated With Increased Risk for Coronary Heart Disease

HBV Infection May Not Be Associated With Increased Risk for Coronary Heart Disease

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Researchers conducted the first systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the relationship between HBV and the risk for coronary heart disease.

T2D and Hypertriglyceridemia: No Cardiovascular Benefit With Fenofibrate or Statins

T2D and Hypertriglyceridemia: No Cardiovascular Benefit With Fenofibrate or Statins

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Statins were associated with a reduction in mortality but there was no significant difference in the composite end point with fenofibrates alone or in combination with statins.

Semaglutide May Be Useful for Treating Obesity in People Without Diabetes

Semaglutide May Be Useful for Treating Obesity in People Without Diabetes

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In combination with dietary and physical activity counseling, all semaglutide doses from 0.05-0.4 mg daily were tolerated and resulted in dose-related reductions in body weight among people with obesity without diabetes.

PCI: Prevalence and Effect of Silent Diabetes

PCI: Prevalence and Effect of Silent Diabetes

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Abnormal glucose metabolism may be present in patients with undetected diabetes after percutaneous coronary intervention.

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