Temporal trends in mortality of patients with diabetes mellitus suffering acute myocardial infarction: a comparison of over 3000 patients between 1995 and 2003.

@article{Cubbon2007TemporalTI,
  title={Temporal trends in mortality of patients with diabetes mellitus suffering acute myocardial infarction: a comparison of over 3000 patients between 1995 and 2003.},
  author={Richard M Cubbon and Stephen B. Wheatcroft and Peter J. Grant and Christopher Gale and Julian H. Barth and Robert J. Sapsford and Ramzi A. Ajjan and Mark T Kearney and Alistair Scott Hall},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={540-5}
}
AIMS Over the last decade, advances in treatment for patients sustaining an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) have reduced mortality rates. We aimed to assess whether patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) have derived similar benefits as patients without DM. METHODS AND RESULTS We compared characteristics, management, and survival of patients with and without DM who sustained an AMI in 1995 (n = 1762) with a second group of patients who sustained an AMI in 2003 (n = 1642). All patients were… CONTINUE READING
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