Levels of B-type natriuretic peptide in chronic heart failure patients with and without diabetes mellitus

@inproceedings{Peng2013LevelsOB,
  title={Levels of B-type natriuretic peptide in chronic heart failure patients with and without diabetes mellitus},
  author={Qiang Peng and Weitong Hu and Hai Jun Su and Qing Yang and Xiaoshu Cheng},
  booktitle={Experimental and therapeutic medicine},
  year={2013}
}
The current study aimed to observe the value of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) in chronic heart failure (CHF) patients with and without diabetes mellitus (DM). The study consisted of 559 CHF patients, including 276 patients with coronary heart disease, 234 with hypertensive heart disease and 49 with dilated cardiomyopathy. The subjects were divided into non-DM and DM groups which included 384 and 175 patients, respectively. Their New York Heart Association (NYHA) cardiac function degree and… CONTINUE READING

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