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Medical News Today: Intensified insulin therapy ‘improves survival for diabetic heart attack patients’

A 20-year follow-up on an intensified insulin therapy trial in diabetic patients who suffered heart attacks finds that the treatment prolonged life by more than 2 years on average.
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Heart attack survival ‘significantly lower’ in UK than Sweden

A new study published in The Lancet has questioned the care of heart attack patients in the UK – stating that the chance of surviving a heart attack in the country is significantly lower than in Sweden. Researchers say if the UK had adopted the same health care strategies as Sweden, more than 11,000 heart attack deaths may have been prevented.The research team, including Prof.
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