Effect of diabetes mellitus on short- and long-term mortality rates of patients with acute myocardial infarction: a statewide study. Myocardial Infarction Data Acquisition System Study Group.

@article{Abbud1995EffectOD,
  title={Effect of diabetes mellitus on short- and long-term mortality rates of patients with acute myocardial infarction: a statewide study. Myocardial Infarction Data Acquisition System Study Group.},
  author={Z A Abbud and Daniel M. Shindler and A. Christy Wilson and John B. Kostis},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={1995},
  volume={130 1},
  pages={51-8}
}
We studied the effect of diabetes mellitus (DM) on mortality rate in 42,595 patients in the statewide Myocardial Infarction Data Acquisition System (MIDAS), which included patients with myocardial infarction from 90 nonfederal hospitals in New Jersey during the years 1986 and 1987. Of these patients 9695 (22.8%) had DM. DM was more prevalent among female, black, and older patients. DM was associated with higher mortality rates, both in-hospital (21.5% vs 19.2%, p < 0.001) and during 3-year… CONTINUE READING