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This Week in Cardiology

Jan 27, 2023

Exercise for AF, drugs have more than one effect, AI bots and the future of medicine, and the good and bad news about prognosis in HF are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week’s podcast.

This podcast is intended for healthcare professionals only.

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I. AF and Exercise

  • Aerobic Exercise Can Reduce AF Frequency, Severity: ACTIVE-AF
  • An Exercise and Physical Activity Program in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: The ACTIVE-AF Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Early Rhythm-Control Therapy in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

II. GLP-1 Inhibitors and Retinopathy

  • Eye Check Important Before Starting Semaglutide for Diabetes
  • Glucagon-like peptide 1-receptor agonists and A1c: Good for the heart but less so for the eyes?

III. AI Bot Passes USMLEs

  • AI Bot ChatGPT Passes US Medical Licensing Exams Without Cramming – Unlike Students
  • Performance of ChatGPT on USMLE: Potential for AI-Assisted Medical 2 Education Using Large Language Models
  • Tyler Cowen Comments -- GPT and my own career trajectory

IV. HF Prognosis

  • Temporal trends in the incidence of malignancy in heart failure: a nationwide Danish study

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