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Diabetic Cardiomyopathy

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with diabetes mellitus for diabetic cardiomyopathy.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Diabetes

Objective:

risk factors, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

I43.1

Description:

Patients with diabetes are at increased risk for heart failure, which may be a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. There is evidence of a diabetic cardiomyopathy that is independent of - but related to - other diabetic complications.

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