Canadian Cardiovascular Society

International Meeting Updates – American College of Cardiology Congress 2021

In this virtual session entitled, Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies – Session 633: Diabetes and Heart Failure, Dr. Biykem Bozkurt. Dr. Nosheen Reza, and Glenn Herrington, PharmD, explore a number of key developments with regard to the prevention and management of heart failure (HF) in patients with diabetes. The session begins with an overview of the risk of HF among patients with diabetes, the incidence of diabetes in patients hospitalized with HF, and the new guidelines for the prevention of HF in patients with diabetes. The session then delves into the management of diabetes among patients with Stage C HFrEF, and how to safely use SGLT2i’s in patients with HF, including clinical pearls for the initiation, follow-up, and monitoring of SGLT2i’s.

Highlights from ACC 2021

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