Diabetes treatments and risk of heart failure, cardiovascular disease, and all cause mortality: cohort study in primary care – The BMJ

Conclusions –  There are clinically important differences in risk of cardiovascular disease, heart failure, and all cause mortality between different diabetes drugs alone and in combination. Overall, use of gliptins or glitazones was associated with decreased risks of heart failure, cardiovascular disease, and all cause mortality compared with non-use of these drugs. These results, which do not account for levels of adherence or dosage information and which are subject to confounding by indication, might have implications for prescribing of diabetes drugs.

Source: Diabetes treatments and risk of heart failure, cardiovascular disease, and all cause mortality: cohort study in primary care | The BMJ

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