Stop Saxagliptin or Alogliptin in Patients Who Develop Heart Failure

You'll hear debate about how to treat type 2 diabetes in heart failure patients...since some meds may cause or worsen heart failure.

Review all diabetes meds in patients admitted for heart failure.

Metformin is a good option in most heart failure patients. Educate peers that it reduces heart failure admissions...and concerns about lactic acidosis are overblown.

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