Spironolactone, not furosemide, improved insulin resistance in patients with chronic heart failure.

Abstract

BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Insulin resistance plays an important role in the pathophysiology in chronic heart failure (CHF). Diuretics generally have harmful effects on glucose metabolism, however, the effect of mineral corticoid receptor blockers on insulin resistance in CHF is unclear. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of the aldosterone blocker… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.12.039

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