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Two groups were different in cardiovascular risk study

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7409.290-c (Published 31 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:290
  1. Malvinder S Parmar, medical director (internal medicine) (atbeat@ntl.sympatico.ca)
  1. Timmins and District Hospital, Timmins, ON, Canada P4N 8R1

    EDITOR—Dunder et al compared two different groups and concluded that the incidence of myocardial infarction was significantly higher in the group receiving antihypertensive treatment.1

    Table 1 shows two heterogeneous groups —the group with hypertension (having treatment) had higher blood glucose concentrations, body mass index, and proinsulin values (implying insulin resistance) than the other group, which had normal blood …

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