Cardiac stress and inflammatory markers as predictors of heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes: The ADVANCE trial

Toshiaki Ohkuma, Min Jun, Mark Woodward, Sophia Zoungas, Mark E. Cooper, Diederick E. Grobbee, Pavel Hamet, Giuseppe Mancia, Bryan Williams, Paul L Welsh, Naveed A Sattar, Jonathan E. Shaw, Kazem Rahimi, John Chalmers

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE This study examined the individual and combined effect of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP), high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT), interleukin-6 (IL-6), and hs-CRP on the prediction of heart failure incidence or progression in patients with type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A nested case-cohort studywas conducted in 3,098 participants with type 2 diabetes in the Action in Diabetes and Vascular Disease: Preterax and Diamicron Modified Release Controlled Evaluation (ADVANCE) trial. RESULTS A higher value of each biomarker was significantly associated with a higher risk of heart failure incidence or progression, after adjustment for major risk factors. The hazard ratios per 1-SD increase were 3.06 (95% CI 2.37, 3.96) for NT-proBNP, 1.50 (1.27, 1.77) for hs-cTnT, 1.48 (1.27, 1.72) for IL-6, and 1.32 (1.12, 1.55) for hs-CRP. The addition of NT-proBNP to the model including conventional risk factorsmeaningfully improved 5-year risk-predictive performance (C statistic 0.8162 to 0.8800; continuous net reclassification improvement [NRI] 73.1%; categorical NRI [<5%, 5-10%, >10% 5-year risk] 24.2%). In contrast, the addition of hs-cTnT, IL-6, or hs-CRP did not improve the prediction metrics consistently in combination or when added to NT-proBNP. CONCLUSIONS Only NT-proBNP strongly and consistently improved the prediction of heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes beyond a wide range of clinical risk factors and biomarkers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1203-1209
Number of pages7
JournalDiabetes Care
Volume40
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2017

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