Of the two main types of heart attack STEMI (total blockage of a heart artery) and NSTEMI (partial blockage of one or more heart arteries).
3.8M people in the UK diagnosed with Diabetes
2x risk of coronary disease in diabetes, and twice as likely to die from cardiovascular cause than those without diabetes mellitus.
Endothelial dysfunction and microvascular disease is a major mechanism of heart disease in diabetes.
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Diabetes mellitus, fasting blood glucose concentration, and risk of vascular disease: a collaborative meta-analysis of 102 prospective studies.