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Type 2 diabetes, HF tied to poor quality of life, clinical outcomes

A study in the Journal of the American Heart Association, based on data from the ASIAN-HF Registry, found a higher incidence of all-cause mortality, hospitalization for heart failure and heart failure rehospitalization among patients with both heart failure and type 2 diabetes, compared with those who had heart failure alone. The patients with diabetes also had lower quality-of-life scores and smaller indexed left ventricular diastolic volumes.

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