Diabetes and Heart Failure

Diabetes appears to play a critical role in the progression from preclinical heart failure to overt heart failure, according to a poster presented at the ADA Scientific Sessions. The researchers, Dr. Justin B. Echouffo Tcheugi, and colleagues, observed 383 heart failure events and 730 deaths over the 8.6 years of follow-up. Overall, the study showed […]

Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease

In the US alone, up to two-thirds of people with type 2 diabetes develop heart disease in their lifetime. A new study published at the conference found that a coordinated care approach improves care for people with type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Advocacy Action: What are the statistics in your country for type 2 diabetes […]

Distress Linked to Diabetes

Research presented to the Conference suggested that in any 18-month period, a third to half of people with diabetes experience heightened levels of distress related to their condition and levels of depression among people with diabetes are up to three times more likely. The research also claimed that less than half of those who suffer receive […]