Diabetes Increases Risk of Heart Attack Death Sevenfold

For people younger than 50 with diabetes, the risk of dying from a sudden cardiac event is seven times greater than for those without diabetes, according to a long-term Danish study. They also have a risk of dying from any kind of heart disease that is eight times higher than for people without diabetes. The researchers urge healthcare providers to be aware of the greater heart risk to young patients with diabetes. Read more

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