TITLE

Candesartan prevented development of diabetes mellitus in heart failure

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 144 Issue 1, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on a study conducted to examine the efficacy of candesartan in preventing the development of diabetes mellitus in heart failure. 5436 patients with symptomatic heart failure who did not have diabetes at baseline came from 3 parallel trials. Candesartan reduced development of diabetes and a composite endpoint of diabetes and all-cause mortality more than placebo.
ACCESSION #
19515993

 

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