Diabetes and Prediabetes Linked to Higher Heart Failure Risk

From NMCD:

Highlights

•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

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3 responses to “Diabetes and Prediabetes Linked to Higher Heart Failure Risk

  1. Jonathan S Christie

    Not really a surprise doc is it?

  2. Ivan

    More scare tactics spread by BIG MED and BIG Parma to ensure bigger profits.

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