Percentage of patients without diabetes (DM-), with mild diabetes (DM+, on diet or taking oral anti-hyperglycaemic drugs) and with severe diabetes (DM++, insulin-dependent diabetes) receiving different drugs (mean, 95% confidence interval). Panel A shows prevalence of treatment with diuretics, panel B shows therapy with aldosterone receptor blockers. Data are separated by ejection fraction: Left side preserved ejection fraction (EF ≥ 50%), right side reduced ejection fraction (EF <50%).
Edelmann et al. Cardiovascular Diabetology 2011 10:15 doi:10.1186/1475-2840-10-15