Diabetes raises risk of heart attack death by 50 percent

Having diabetes increases the risk of dying from the effects of a heart attack by around 50 percent, according to a widespread study. The study’s participants with diabetes were 39 per cent more likely to have died if they had a non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) heart attack — in which the artery is partially blocked — than those without diabetes.

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