Report: Heart failure to increase; preventive measures needed

04/24/2013 | HealthDay News

Heart failure treatment costs in the U.S. could jump from $31 billion to $70 billion by 2030, as the number of Americans diagnosed with the disease increases from 5 million in 2012 to 8 million, the American Heart Association said in a policy statement published online in the journal Circulation: Heart Failure. The group offered five recommendations, including increased use of therapy contained in guidelines to prevent heart failure and improve survival. "Awareness of risk factors and adequately treating them is the greatest need," said Dr. Paul Heidenreich of Stanford University School of Medicine.

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