Published in Diabetes Week, October 6th, 2003
"Diabetic patients have substantially greater long-term mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) than nondiabetic patients. Traditionally, cardiac autonomic neuropathy is believed to contribute significantly to the increased mortality rate in patients with diabetes mellitus. In contrast, a recent study suggested that RR-interval variability (RRV) did not predict mortality after AMI in diabetic patients," scientists writing in the American Journal of Cardiology report.
"We compared, in diabetic and nondiabetic patients,...
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