Featuring: Scott Budinger, MD
A common, safe and inexpensive drug for type 2 diabetes, metformin, decreases the risk of heart attacks and strokes triggered by particulate matter air pollution. Scott Budinger, MD, explains the study and other ways the drug could be used to protect people at risk of heart attack and stroke.
Physicians who listen to this podcast may claim continuing medical education credit after listening to an episode of this program.
This podcast was originally release via the Feinberg School of Medicine News Center in January 2018.
Scott Budinger, MD is the Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care in the Department of Medicine, Ernest S. Bazley Professor of Airway Diseases and Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care) and Cell and Developmental Biology.
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