Diabetes and incident heart failure in hypertensive and normotensive participants of the Strong Heart Study.

@article{Simone2010DiabetesAI,
  title={Diabetes and incident heart failure in hypertensive and normotensive participants of the Strong Heart Study.},
  author={Giovanni de Simone and Richard Blyton Devereux and Marcello Chinali and E. T. Lee and James M. Galloway and Ana Marija Bara{\'c} and Julio A. Panza and Barbara V Howard},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2010},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={353-60}
}
OBJECTIVES Type 2 diabetes is accepted as a cause of heart failure, but direct cause-effect evidence independent of incident myocardial infarction (MI), hypertension and other coexisting risk factors is less well studied. We tested the hypothesis that diabetes predisposes to heart failure independently of hypertension and intercurrent MI. METHODS We… CONTINUE READING