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Coronary artery calcium carries prognostic value for patients with diabetes, metabolic syndrome

14:41 EST 8 Nov 2017 | Cardiovascular Business

Diabetic patients without coronary artery calcium (CAC) are at a relatively low risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) despite the duration of their diabetes, according to new a new study in JAMA Cardiology. The research suggests CAC scores could be a useful addition to global assessment tools for CHD risk stratification in patients with diabetes and metabolic syndrome.

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