Kidney Disease = Possible Risk for MI

In a large cohort study, patients with only CKD had a significantly higher rate of myocardial infarction (MI) than those who only had diabetes (5.4 versus 6.9 per 1,000 person-years, P

Those who’d already had an MI had the highest overall rate of MI (18.5 per 1,000 person-years), they reported online in The Lancet.

via Medical News: Kidney Disease May Point to Risk for MI – in Cardiovascular, Myocardial Infarction from MedPage Today.

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