Practitioner 2011; 255 (1739): 7

CHD risk greatest in patients with early-onset diabetes

21 Apr 2011Pais-up subscribers

Diabetes is associated with an increased risk of major coronary events and all cause mortality, however, only early-onset disease appears to confer CHD equivalence, a study in Archives of Internal Medicine concludes. The authors used data from the British Regional Heart Study, a prospective study of cardiovascular disease in men from 24 British towns who underwent screening from 1978 to 1980.

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