Clinical Management of Stable Coronary Artery Disease in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Published: April 13, 2020

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  • The epidemic of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D), linked to the increased burden of obesity, is projected to affect over 600 million patients worldwide in the next 2 decades.
  • While glycemic control has been recommended as a part of comprehensive risk factor management in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), growing evidence suggests that how glucose is managed can have a substantial impact on cardiovascular outcomes.
  • This scientific statement provides a comprehensive summary of effective, patient-centered management of CAD in patients with T2D with  an emphasis on the emerging evidence that can directly improve clinical outcomes.