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Ethnicity and cardiovascular disease. The incidence of myocardial infarction in white, South Asian, and Afro-Caribbean patients with type 2 diabetes (U.K. Prospective Diabetes Study 32).

Type
Published Article
Journal
Diabetes Care
Publisher
American Diabetes Association
Publication Date
Aug 01, 1998
Volume
21
Issue
8
Pages
1271–1277
Identifiers
PMID: 9702432
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study found that after adjusting for conventional cardiovascular risk factors, U.K. Afro-Caribbean subjects with diabetes had a lower risk for MI than whites, whereas South Asians did not have a risk different from that of whites.

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