Treatment of diabetes mellitus in cardiac patients

Authors: M. Kvapil
Published in: Kardiol Rev Int Med 2006, 8(3): 99-104
Category: Editorial


The ischaemic heart disease (IHD) mortality rate is high among diabetic patients. Diabetes mellitus is an IHD risk factor in itself. The presence of additional risk factors (dyslipidaemia, pro-coagulation state, insulin resistance, hypertension, hyperuricaemia) is typical of type II diabetes. Conducting diabetic treatment in patients with cardiac disorders is a complex task. It usually involves cooperation with a cardiologist and a diabetologist, specific and strictly dedicated treatment objectives and full use of new therapeutic options.

ischaemic heart disease – diabetes mellitus – treatment of diabetes in cardiac patients


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