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Coronary Artery Disease Prevention in Diabetes

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Coronary Artery Disease Prevention in Diabetes, Cardiac Complication Risk Reduction in Diabetes Mellitus, Cardiovascular Event Prevention in Diabetes Mellitus, Prevention of Diabetes Mellitus Cardiovascular Complications, Diabetes Cardiac Complication Prevention

  • Epidemiology
  1. Most patients with diabetes die of cardiovascular disease complications (causes 65% of NIDDM deaths)
    1. Glycemic control has greater benefit in reducing cardiovascular risk
    2. Hypertension control has greater benefit in reducing stroke risk
    3. Hyperlipidemia control has greater benefit in reducing coronary disease risk
  • Resources
  1. Diabetes-Related Cardiovascular Risk Calculator
    1. http://www.dtu.ox.ac.uk/index.php?maindoc=/ukpds/