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Diabetes, Pre-diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases

Pocket Guidelines

Diabetes and the Heart
Chronic Nursing Care
Risk Factors and Prevention

Publication Date: 2019

Chairpersons: Francesco Cosentino & Peter Grant



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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
    • What is new in the 2019 version?
  • Diagnosis of diabetes and pre-diabetes
  • Cardiovascular risk assessment in patients with diabetes and pre-diabetes
    • Diabetes, pre-diabetes, and cardiovascular risk
    • Stratification of cardiovascular risk in individuals with diabetes
    • Stratification of cardiovascular risk in individuals with pre-diabetes
    • Clinical assessment of cardiovascular damage
  • Prevention of cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes and pre-diabetes
    • Lifestyle
    • Glucose
    • Blood pressure
    • Lipids
    • Platelets
    • Multifactorial approaches
  • Management of coronary artery disease
    • Medical treatment
    • Specific cardiovascular therapies
    • Revascularization
    • Adjunctive pharmacotherapy
  • Heart failure and diabetes
    • Phenotypes of left ventricular dysfunction in diabetes mellitus
    • Treatment of heart failure in diabetes mellitus
    • Effect of oral glucose-lowering drugs on heart failure
  • Arrhythmias: atrial fibrillation, ventricular arrhythmias, and sudden cardiac death
  • Aortic and peripheral arterial diseases
    • Lower extremity arterial disease
    • Carotid artery disease
  • Chronic kidney disease in diabetes
  • Patient-centred care
  • Management of arrhythmias
    • Diabetes mellitus and atrial fibrillation
    • Sudden cardiac death
  • Management of peripheral- and cerebrovascular disease
    • Peripheral vascular disease
    • Carotid artery disease
  • Management of microvascular disease in the eyes and kidneys
    • Treatment and treatment targets
  • Patients centred care