Dapagliflozin Effective in T2D with HFrEF Regardless of Type of Background T2D Therapy

June 19, 2020
Grace Halsey

VIDEO: Kieran Docherty, MBChB, discusses results of the DAPA-HF analysis on the impact of background T2D therapy on clinical outcomes in patients with T2D and HFrEF.

In the DAPA-HF trial, the SGLT-2 inhibitor dapagliflozin improved clinical outcomes in patients wtih heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, with or without type 2 diabetes (T2D). Kieran Docherty, MBChB, discusses results of an important DAPA-HF subanalysis that found dapagliflozin benefits are not affected by background T2D therapy or the type of therapy. Results were presented at the recent 2020 American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions.

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