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Downloaded from bmj com on 13 January 2006 Excess risk of fatal coronary heart disease associated with diabetes in men and women meta analysis of 37 prospective cohort studies Rachel Huxley Federica Barzi and Mark Woodward BMJ 2006 332 73 78 originally published online 21 Dec 2005 doi 10 1136 bmj 38678 389583 7C Updated information and services can be found at http bmj com cgi content full 332 7533 73 These include Data supplement References Rapid responses Email alerting service Extra figures http bmj com cgi content full bmj 38678 389583 7C DC1 This article cites 40 articles 19 of which can be accessed free at http bmj com cgi content full 332 7533 73 BIBL You can respond to this article at http bmj com cgi eletter submit 332 7533 73 Receive free email alerts when new articles cite this article sign up in the box at the top right corner of the article Notes To order reprints of this article go to http www bmjjournals com cgi reprintform To subscribe to BMJ go to http bmj bmjjournals com subscriptions subscribe shtml Downloaded from bmj com on 13 January 2006 Cite this article as BMJ doi 10 1136 bmj 38678 389583 7C published 21 December 2006 Research Excess risk of fatal coronary heart disease associated with diabetes in men and women meta analysis of 37 prospective cohort studies Rachel Huxley Federica Barzi Mark Woodward Abstract Objective To estimate the relative risk for fatal coronary heart disease associated with diabetes in men and women Design Meta analysis of prospective cohort studies Data sources Studies published between 1966 and March 2005 identified through Embase and Medline using a combined text word and MESH heading search strategy in addition to studies from the Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration Review methods Studies were eligible if they had reported estimates of the relative risk for fatal coronary heart disease comparing men and women with and without diabetes Studies were excluded if the estimates were not adjusted at least for age



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