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Tuesday 17 March 2015
Diabetes drugs may promote heart failure, study finds
Patients who manage type 2 diabetes with drugs that lower glucose or blood sugar may be at higher risk for heart failure.
Published on Mar 17, 2015
Dr. Jacob Udell, cardiologist, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network (UHN) and Women's College Hospital (WCH) discusses the main findings of a new study published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology (March 2015), which found that medications used to treat diabetes may trigger heart failure.