•A meta-analysis of 77 prospective studies was conducted.
•Diabetes was associated with a 2-fold increase in heart failure risk in the general population.
•Diabetes was associated with a 69% increase in heart failure risk in patient populations.
•Elevated blood glucose even in the pre-diabetic range also increased heart failure risk.
Source: Diabetes mellitus, blood glucose and the risk of heart failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies – Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases
3 responses to “Diabetes and Prediabetes Linked to Higher Heart Failure Risk”
Not really a surprise doc is it?
No. When most folks think about diabetes increasing heart disease risk, it’s about coronary artery disease rather than heart failure.
More scare tactics spread by BIG MED and BIG Parma to ensure bigger profits.