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Heart failure associated with risk of developing diabetes

Increasing severity of heart failure is associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes.

A study by Dr Malene Demant et al, Copenhagen University Hospital Gentofte, Denmark, followed all Danish patients discharged from hospitalisation for first-time heart failure in 1997–2010, without prior use of oral diabetes drugs, until a claimed prescription for oral diabetes drugs, death, or 31 December 2010.