ACS patients with undiagnosed diabetes face elevated mortality risk

07/7/2013 | Healio

A study of 8,795 patients with high-risk non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome showed those with undiagnosed diabetes face a greater risk of 30-day mortality compared with those who have prediabetes and those without diabetes. More than 12% of the patients had undiagnosed diabetes. The findings in the American Heart Journal suggest routine screening for diabetes may benefit in ACS patients, researchers noted.

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