Diabetes-related MI hospitalisations fall

Researchers from the University of Western Australia, who looked at incident MI and other CHD events in the state between 1998 and 2010, found MI rates fell in men and women by 35% and 43% respectively, with comparable reductions in incident CHD.

They said the study is the first to indicate that primary prevention efforts are leading to a reduction in the excess risk of major cardiovascular events associated with type 2 diabetes.

According to the authors, the study period reflects a time of major change in the