Diabetes information in cardiovascular trials published in general medical journals

Br J Cardiol 2007;14:102-104 Leave a comment
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Individuals with diabetes have an increased risk of developing coronary artery disease and a poorer prognosis once coronary artery disease has developed, compared to patients without diabetes. To avoid confounding, most cardiovascular trials display profiles of traditional risk factors but additional factors are also important in patients with diabetes. We examined the information provided on patients with diabetes included in cardiovascular trials published in general medical journals.

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