Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Heart Failure

Published: June 06, 2019

doctor consulting her senior female patient
  • More than 29 million adults in the U.S. have type 2 diabetes mellitus; 6.5 million have heart failure (HF).
  • Both conditions are expected to increase in prevalence, adding to a growing burden of disease and fueling the need for effective therapeutic strategies.
  • This statement summarizes the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and outcomes of patients with both conditions and reviews the efficacy and safety of current pharmacologic and lifestyle management options.