Coronary heart sufferers 3 times extra more likely to have diabetes: Examine | Information


Apr 09, 2021 05:00 AM ISSource: ANI

Heart patients are three times more likely to have diabetes than the general population, according to a new study. The results of the study were published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Almost 30% of patients with coronary artery disease have diabetes, according to the study. This corresponds to a diabetes prevalence of around 9 percent in the general population. There were large geographical differences: 60% of patients with heart disease in the Gulf States had diabetes, compared with 20% in Europe.