No link seen between race, ethnicity and death risk in diabetes plus CAD

10/25/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Researchers who assessed data from 1,750 patients with coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes did not find an association between race and ethnicity and five-year risk of death or death/myocardial infarction/stroke. However, improved risk factor regulation was tied to higher five-year survival in patients whose control of risk factors was suboptimal at the start of the study. The results appear in The American Journal of Cardiology.

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