Impact of Diabetes on Epidemiology, Treatment, and Outcomes of Patients With Heart Failure
Alessandra Dei Cas, Sadiya S. Khan, Javed Butler, Robert J. Mentz, Robert O. Bonow, Angelo Avogaro, Diethelm Tschoepe, Wolfram Doehner, Stephen J. Greene, Michele Senni, Mihai Gheorghiade and Gregg C. Fonarow
Echocardiographic Abnormalities in Diabetes and Heart Failure
An example from a diabetic patient with a high global contrast-enhanced myocardial T1 time (508 ms), suggesting less interstitial fibrosis and a corresponding global longitudinal strain of −19.0% (left) with normal left ventricular ejection fraction of 60% for both.
Adapted with permission from Ng AC, et al. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2012;5:51–9.