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Diabetes in young adults, children drastically increases risk for sudden cardiac death

15:30 EST 13 Nov 2017 | Healio

Jesper Svane
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Young adults and children with type 1 or type 2 diabetes have a greater risk for all-cause mortality and sudden cardiac death compared with their peers without diabetes, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.
Jesper Svane, BM, of the cardiology department at the Copenhagen University Hospital, and colleagues used data from Danish registries to determine mortality rates in people with and without diabetes.
Prescription information was used to determine diagnosis of type 1 (treatment with insulin or

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