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VIDEO: Focus on heart failure prevention warranted in patients with diabetes

PHILADELPHIA — In this video exclusive, Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA, FACC, FAHA, the Patrick A. Lehan Professor and chairman of the department of medicine at University of Mississippi, emphasizes the importance of heart failure prevention in patients with diabetes.

“We have really good therapies to prevent heart failure in patients who are at high risk, and we should probably think about heart prevention in patients with diabetes more,” he said here.

Butler discusses the increased risk for HF in patients with diabetes, available treatment options and recent data on SGLT2 inhibitors.

Watch the video for more.

PHILADELPHIA — In this video exclusive, Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA, FACC, FAHA, the Patrick A. Lehan Professor and chairman of the department of medicine at University of Mississippi, emphasizes the importance of heart failure prevention in patients with diabetes.

“We have really good therapies to prevent heart failure in patients who are at high risk, and we should probably think about heart prevention in patients with diabetes more,” he said here.

Butler discusses the increased risk for HF in patients with diabetes, available treatment options and recent data on SGLT2 inhibitors.

Watch the video for more.

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