People with diabetes at higher risk of heart failure than general population

March 2013
Podiatry Now;Mar2013, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p12
Academic Journal
The article reports that according to the National Diabetes Audit, people with diabetes are 65 percent more likely to have heart failure than the general population in England and Wales. It mentions that under the Audit, the care of nearly two million people with diabetes in 2010/11 in England and Wales was analysed. The Audit also found that the diabetic population was also at much greater risk of potentially fatal conditions like heart attacks, angina and stroke and of amputations.


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