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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Understanding Myocardial Recovery in Diabetes and Heart Failure
Principal Investigator:

Stavros Drakos

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $225,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a global epidemic and its prevalence among US veterans is higher than the civilian population. Heart failure (HF) is the leading cause of death in diabetics. The coexistence of HF and DM poses clinical challenges and results in much poorer prognosis. Cardiac metabolism is central in the pathophysiology of both DM and HF but our understanding of the metabolic adaptations when they coexist is very limited. Co- existence of HF and DM in humans is a complex chronic conditio...

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