Contributory Risk and Management of Comorbidities of Hypertension, Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus, Hyperlipidemia, and Metabolic Syndrome in Chronic Heart Failure

Published: October 31, 2016

  • Hypertension, obesity, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and metabolic syndrome are common comorbidities in heart failure (HF). This statement summarizes and provides guidance for managing these in association with HF.
  • All of these are associated with the development of incident heart failure; however, the role of these in persons with chronic HF is unpredictable and management is challenging.
  • This scientific statement explores these five comorbidities using an evidence-based approach and discusses how to manage them.