Effects of Canagliflozin on Heart Failure Outcomes Associated with Preserved and Reduced Ejection Fraction in Type 2 Diabetes: Results from the CANVAS Program. Circulation Figtree, G. A., Radholm, K., Barrett, T. D., Perkovic, V., Mahaffey, K. W., de Zeeuw, D., Fulcher, G., Matthews, D. R., Shaw, W., Neal, B. 2019


Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus are at high risk of developing heart failure (HF).1 Sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors have been demonstrated, in large scale trials, to reduce the risk of HF events in patients with type 2 diabetes deemed to be at high risk based on established cardiovascular disease or multiple risk factors.2-4 However, it is unclear whether benefits are experienced across the broad spectrum of HF patients that includes those with preserved (HFpEF) as well as reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF).

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