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Impact of previous insulin therapy on the prognosis of diabetic patients with acute coronary syndromes.

Authors
  • António, Natália
  • Soares, Francisco
  • Lourenço, Carolina
  • Saraiva, Fátima
  • Gonçalves, Francisco
  • Monteiro, Pedro
  • Gonçalves, Lino
  • Freitas, Mário
  • Providência, Luís A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Arquivos Brasileiros de Endocrinologia & Metabologia
Publisher
SciELO
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2010
Volume
54
Issue
7
Pages
612–619
Identifiers
PMID: 21085766
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Despite the more advanced atherosclerotic disease, diabetics under insulin had similar outcomes to those without insulin. Insulin may protect diabetics from the expected poor adverse outcome of an advanced atherosclerotic disease.

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