Health Day: Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Attack Death

Health Day: Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Attack Death

Study points to need for better coordinated care, more effective use of medications, cardiology specialist says

FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes are much more likely to die after a heart attack than people without the blood sugar condition, a new study finds.

Researchers included 700,000 people in the study. All of them were hospitalized with a heart attack between January 2003 and June 2013. About 121,000 had diabetes.... [Read more at Health Day]