Predictors of heart failure in diabetes mellitus

Predictors of heart failure in diabetes mellitus

Patients with diabetes mellitus are more prone to develop heart failure than others. Features of diabetes mellitus associated with the development of heart failure are:

  1. Poor glycemic control
  2. Longer duration of diabetes mellitus
  3. Diabetes on insulin treatment
  4. Presence of microvascular complications like retinopathy or nephropathy

Reference

  1. Verma S, McMurray JJV. The Serendipitous Story of SGLT2 Inhibitors in Heart Failure. New Insights From DECLARE-TIMI 58. Circulation. 2019;139:2542–2553.