11/18/2011

Women with either ST-elevation myocardial infarction or non-ST-elevated myocardial infarction appeared to have higher rates and longer duration of diabetes compared with men, researchers reported at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. Experts studied 2,767 patients with STEMI or non-STEMI and found that 30% of women had known diabetes and 19.8% had manifest diabetes, compared with 23% and 15.3% among men, respectively.

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