Marie McDonnell from Brigham & Women's Hospital: Treating Patients with Diabetes and Cardiac Conditions

Treating patients with diabetes can be enough of a challenge for doctors, add in the comorbidity of cardiac conditions as well and the work gets that much harder to navigate for even the most veteran clinicians.

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Treating patients with diabetes can be enough of a challenge for doctors, add in the comorbidity of cardiac conditions as well and the work gets that much harder to navigate for even the most veteran clinicians.

Marie E. McDonnell, a diabetologist at Brigham & Women's Hospital discussed some of these challenges during the American College of Cardiology's annual meeting in Chicago. McDonnell said there have been major developments in the field with regards to helping this patient population.