“We knew that following a heart attack, you are less likely to survive if you also have diabetes. However, we did not know if this observation was due to having diabetes or having other conditions which are commonly seen in people with diabetes,” Dr. Mike Knapton said. He’s an associate medical director at the British Heart Foundation, which funded the study.
SOURCE: University of Leeds, news release, June 22, 2016
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