Antihyperglycemic treatment in diabetics with coronary disease: increased metformin-associated mortality over a 5-year follow-up.

@article{Fisman1999AntihyperglycemicTI,
  title={Antihyperglycemic treatment in diabetics with coronary disease: increased metformin-associated mortality over a 5-year follow-up.},
  author={Enrique Z Fisman and Alexander Tenenbaum and Michal Benderly and Uri Goldbourt and Shlomo Behar and Michael Motro},
  journal={Cardiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={91 3},
  pages={195-202}
}
Mortality rates are considerably higher in chronic ischemic heart disease (IHD) patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) than in those who are nondiabetics. The relationship between different types of antihyperglycemic pharmacological therapy and mortality rate in this NIDDM population is uncertain. We aimed to examine the survival in… CONTINUE READING