Comparison of treatment and outcome of acute coronary syndrome in patients with versus patients without diabetes mellitus.

@article{Hasin2009ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of treatment and outcome of acute coronary syndrome in patients with versus patients without diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Tal Hasin and Matthias Hochadel and Anselm Kai Gitt and Shlomo Behar and H{\'e}ctor Bueno and Yonathan J Hasin},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={103 6},
  pages={772-8}
}
The aim was to evaluate management and outcomes in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). The EHS-ACS-II was a multinational survey conducted in 2004 that included 6,385 consecutive patients with ACS. The management and outcomes of patients with and without DM were compared. DM was recognized in 1,587 patients (25%) with ACS. Patients with DM had a less favorable risk-factor profile, less typical presentation, and longer delay in seeking medical attention… CONTINUE READING