Diabetes patients with end-stage renal disease were more than twice as likely to suffer stroke and had more than a fivefold increased risk of myocardial infarction compared with patients without either condition, according to a study in Diabetes Care. The results indicate that screening for and controlling diabetes in patients who have ESRD is very important, the researchers wrote.
Higher heart risk seen with diabetes plus ESRD
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