Diabetic myocardial infarction. Interaction of diabetes with other preinfarction risk factors.

Abstract

To assess the effect of diabetes on outcome after acute myocardial infarction (MI), we compared a cohort of 228 type II (non-insulin-dependent) diabetic patients who had sustained acute MI with a similar number of nondiabetic patients with MI. Thirty-day mortality was greater in the diabetic group (27 vs. 17%). However, diabetic patients were older and had… (More)

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@article{Singer1989DiabeticMI, title={Diabetic myocardial infarction. Interaction of diabetes with other preinfarction risk factors.}, author={Darrell E Singer and Alan Moulton and Dominic Nathan}, journal={Diabetes}, year={1989}, volume={38 3}, pages={350-7} }