Diabetes mellitus, a predictor of morbidity and mortality in the Studies of Left Ventricular Dysfunction (SOLVD) Trials and Registry.

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Diabetes is an independent predictor of morbidity and mortality in patients with symptomatic heart failure, patients with asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction (defined as an ejection fraction of 35% or less), and in a broader registry population with less stringent entry criteria. Although the SOLVD Trials made a major clinical contribution by proving… (More)

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@article{Shindler1996DiabetesMA, title={Diabetes mellitus, a predictor of morbidity and mortality in the Studies of Left Ventricular Dysfunction (SOLVD) Trials and Registry.}, author={Daniel M. Shindler and John B. Kostis and Salim Yusuf and Miguel Angel Qui{\~n}ones and Bertram A Pitt and D E Stewart and T Pinkett and Jalal K. Ghali and Allan Charles Wilson}, journal={The American journal of cardiology}, year={1996}, volume={77 11}, pages={1017-20} }