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Six lessons learned from the use of SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with heart failure

The totality of evidence from large-scale, randomized, controlled clinical trials and mechanistic studies in the laboratory has provided six crucial lessons about the emerging role of SGLT2 inhibitors to prevent the onset of heart failure in patients at high risk and slow the progression of heart failure in patients with established disease.

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M.P. has received consulting fees from AbbVie, Actavis, Altimmune, Amarin, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Caladrius, Casana, CSL Behring, Cytokinetics, Imara, Lilly, Moderna, Novartis, Reata, Relypsa and Salamandra. M.P. has no current or planned financial relationships related to SGLT2 inhibitors or neprilysin inhibition.

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Packer, M. Six lessons learned from the use of SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with heart failure. Nat Rev Cardiol 19, 499–500 (2022).

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