Acute coronary syndromes and diabetes mellitus.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Patients with diabetes mellitus who present with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction or non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes have a higher risk of adverse outcomes than patients without diabetes, and appear to derive greater benefit from evidence-based therapies. However, patients with diabetes mellitus are less commonly treated with proven therapies, so renewed efforts are needed to improve the quality of care and outcomes for patients with diabetes mellitus who present with acute coronary syndromes.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Trichon, BH; Roe, MT

Published Date

  • May 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 1 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 23 - 32

PubMed ID

  • 16305052

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1479-1641

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3132/dvdr.2004.003


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England