Although diabetes is known to be a risk factor for heart failure, surprising new Australian findings show it is associated with lower mortality rates in patients hospitalised for heart failure. A review of 1191 patients admitted with decompensated heart failure at Austin Health, Victoria, between 2013 and 2015 found that half the patients (49%) had ...
Diabetes paradox in heart failure: is it due to preventive medications?
By Michael Woodhead
13 Sep 2018