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T2D plus heart failure packs a deadly punch

Key clinical point: Among several cardiovascular and renal comorbidities examined in type 2 diabetes, heart failure was the most morbid.

Major finding: Five-year mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes and heart failure tripled the rate in those with diabetes alone.

Study details: A Retrospective analysis of records for 153,405 Danish citizens with incident type 2 diabetes during 1998-2015.

Disclosures: The study received no commercial funding. Dr. Zareini and Dr. Eckel had no disclosures.


Zareini B et al. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2020 Jun 23. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.119.006260.