SGLT-2 Inhibitors Can Treat Heart Failure, Too

A new guideline issued by major American heart health authorities has recommended an important diabetes drug for the treatment of a form of heart failure. SGLT-2 inhibitors, a class of drugs used as a glucose-lowering medication for type 2 diabetes, were officially validated as an effective treatment for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, a […]

Heart Failure – The Overlooked Diabetes Complication, Part 1: What and Why?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Ben Pallant Learn what heart failure is, what it has to do with diabetes, and how to identify and talk about this complication that’s often less discussed. Healthcare professionals often discuss diabetes complications such as vision loss (retinopathy), chronic kidney disease (nephropathy), and cardiovascular disease (referred to […]