Similar all-cause mortality risk seen in diabetes, CHD patients

04/4/2013 | Healio

Women with diabetes showed a higher risk of all-cause mortality compared with those who had coronary heart disease, a study indicated. Researchers noted a lower overall risk of coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease in diabetes patients, but also observed similar risks for fatal CHD, fatal CVD and all-cause mortality between women with diabetes and those with CHD. The results appear in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

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