Dishing The Science with Dr. Sue

Does heart attack and stroke risk go up after stopping GLP1 receptor agonists?

May 17, 2024 Dr. Sue Pedersen
Does heart attack and stroke risk go up after stopping GLP1 receptor agonists?
Dishing The Science with Dr. Sue
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Dishing The Science with Dr. Sue
Does heart attack and stroke risk go up after stopping GLP1 receptor agonists?
May 17, 2024
Dr. Sue Pedersen

We know that GLP-1 receptor agonist medications reduce heart attack and stroke risk in people with diabetes, and in people with obesity.  But what happens to risk of cardiovascular events if GLP-1 receptor agonist treatment is stopped?

Learn more: https://drsue.ca/2024/05/does-heart-attack-and-stroke-risk-go-up-after-stopping-glp1-receptor-agonists/

Any medical discussion on this podcast is intended to be of a general nature only, and is intended for a Canadian audience. This podcast is not designed to give specific medical advice to patients, nor to their health care providers. If you have a medical problem you should consult your own physician for advice specific to your own situation. Postings on this podcast represent the personal opinions of Dr. Sue Pedersen. They are not representative of, nor endorsed by, Alberta Health Services. This podcast is intended for the Canadian general public as well as Canadian allied health professionals.

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We know that GLP-1 receptor agonist medications reduce heart attack and stroke risk in people with diabetes, and in people with obesity.  But what happens to risk of cardiovascular events if GLP-1 receptor agonist treatment is stopped?

Learn more: https://drsue.ca/2024/05/does-heart-attack-and-stroke-risk-go-up-after-stopping-glp1-receptor-agonists/

Any medical discussion on this podcast is intended to be of a general nature only, and is intended for a Canadian audience. This podcast is not designed to give specific medical advice to patients, nor to their health care providers. If you have a medical problem you should consult your own physician for advice specific to your own situation. Postings on this podcast represent the personal opinions of Dr. Sue Pedersen. They are not representative of, nor endorsed by, Alberta Health Services. This podcast is intended for the Canadian general public as well as Canadian allied health professionals.