International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Cardiology Science | Albania | Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016


The Prevalence of Heart Failure in Hospitalized Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Coronary Artery Disease in Albania

Anida Tulo | Sokol Myftiu | Jonida Klosi | Genc Burazeri


Abstract: Aim - The aim of our study is to asses the prevalence of heart failure in patiens with diabetes mellitus type 2 and coronary artery disease in hospitalized patients in the department of cardiology during a six month period. Methods and results Among 228 patients enrolled in this study, the overall prevalence of congestive heart failure in the whole study population was 32 % (73/228). The prevalence of congestive heart failure in patients with coronary artery disease was 36.5 % (58/159) and in patients with diabetes was 34.3 % (60/175). Conclusion The high prevalence of heart failure is patient with both diabetes mellitus and coronary artery disease rises the awearness for a good glicemic control, therapeutic approaches and the menagment of cardiovascular risk factors.


Keywords: T2DM type 2 diabetes mellitus, CAD coronary artery disease, HF Heart Failure, BMI body mass index kg/m2, HbA1C glicosilated hemoglobin A1C, diastolik disfunction, ischemic cardiomyopathy, ACS acute coronary syndrome


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016,


Pages: 439 - 442


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