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Diabetes mellitus

AndrewJ Jamieson

in Oxford Textbook of Heart Failure

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199577729
Published online July 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199697809 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199577729.003.0032

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Diabetes mellitus

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Heart failure (HF) and diabetes mellitus (DM) are both increasingin prevalence worldwide, and HF is a serious and increasingly commoncomorbid factor in the patient with DM. The patient with HFand DM may present particular problems in relation to a numberof management areas. As a consequence, it is increasingly importantthat practitioners dealing with patients with HF have someknowledge of the interplay between DM and HF and the potentialpitfalls encountered when treating the diabetic patient with HF,and vice versa.

Chapter.  9008 words. 

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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