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Diabetes Drugs & Heart Failure Protection

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Certain diabetes medications may help protect patients from developing heart failure.

Research presented at the American College of Cardiology's annual meeting looked at nearly 4500 patients taking blood sugar lowering medications.

The study found those using newer diabetes medications had a reduced risk of being hospitalized for heart failure, as well as fewer deaths.

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