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Diabetes and Depression Combo Hikes MI Risk



BARCELONA -- Individuals who have both diabetes and depression have an increased likelihood of having a myocardial infarction (MI), a large Swedish study affirmed.
The odds of having an MI compared with individuals without either condition were greatest among those ages 45 to 64, with the strongest association seen in women. The corresponding odds ratio for men in that age group was 2.8 (95% CI 2.5-3.2), RĂ„dholm reported at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes meeting here.