Effects of insulin treatment on cause-specific one-year mortality and morbidity in diabetic patients with acute myocardial infarction. DIGAMI Study Group. Diabetes Insulin-Glucose in Acute Myocardial Infarction.

@article{Malmberg1996EffectsOI,
  title={Effects of insulin treatment on cause-specific one-year mortality and morbidity in diabetic patients with acute myocardial infarction. DIGAMI Study Group. Diabetes Insulin-Glucose in Acute Myocardial Infarction.},
  author={Klas Malmberg and Lars Ryd{\'e}n and Anders Hamsten and Johan Herlitz and Anders Waldenstr{\"o}m and Hans Wedel},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={1996},
  volume={17 9},
  pages={1337-44}
}
Diabetic patients with acute myocardial infarction have a poor prognosis, which has been attributed to a higher incidence of congestive heart failure and fatal reinfarction. This study reports on the one-year morbidity and mortality in a randomized study with the aim of testing whether insulin-glucose infusion initiated as soon as possible after onset of myocardial infarction and followed by long-term subcutaneous insulin treatment may have a beneficial effect on outcome in diabetic patients… CONTINUE READING

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