The prevalence, type and severity of cardiovascular disease in diabetic and non-diabetic patients: A matched-paired retrospective analysis using coronary angiography as the diagnostic tool

People with diabetes mellitus have a 2–8-fold excess in cardiovascular mortality than people without diabetes. This study compared angiographically determined cardiovascular disease in 79 patients with diabetes mellitus and an equal number of matched controls without diabetes under the age of 55 years. Seventy-nine diabetic patients coming to coronary… CONTINUE READING