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.