Know Which Diabetes Meds Help or Worsen Heart Failure
Heart failure is a frequent and often fatal complication of type 2 diabetes...and there will be more focus on how this affects med choices.
Drug therapy can be tricky in these patients...since some diabetes meds may help heart failure, but others can worsen it.
Make sure patient profiles are current with medical conditions. The pharmacist will need to know if a patient with diabetes also has heart failure...to ensure appropriate diabetes therapy.