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