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VIDEO: Heart failure presents unique challenges in diabetes

PHILADELPHIA — In this video exclusive, Mikhail Kosiborod, MD, FACC, FAHA, cardiologist at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, professor of medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and co-chair of the Heart in Diabetes meeting, discusses the challenge of heart failure, which has emerged as a major issue in patients with diabetes.

“[Heart failure] is emerging as the most common cardiovascular event in patients with diabetes, and the one associated with the worst prognosis,” Kosiborod said here.

Kosiborod highlights the distinctions between HF with preserved ejection fraction and HF with reduced ejection fraction, available treatment options, management strategies and the importance of a team-based approach.

Watch the video for more.

PHILADELPHIA — In this video exclusive, Mikhail Kosiborod, MD, FACC, FAHA, cardiologist at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, professor of medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and co-chair of the Heart in Diabetes meeting, discusses the challenge of heart failure, which has emerged as a major issue in patients with diabetes.

“[Heart failure] is emerging as the most common cardiovascular event in patients with diabetes, and the one associated with the worst prognosis,” Kosiborod said here.

Kosiborod highlights the distinctions between HF with preserved ejection fraction and HF with reduced ejection fraction, available treatment options, management strategies and the importance of a team-based approach.

Watch the video for more.

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