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Long-term excess mortality associated with diabetes following acute myocardial infarction: a population-based cohort study

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  • Contributors OAA and CPG designed the study. OAA drafted the manuscript, analysed the data and interpreted the results. TBD and MH provided scientific input. CPG provided expert clinical opinion. All the authors read, commented and approved the final version of the manuscript.

  • Funding CPG is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR–CTF–2014–03–03) as Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist. OA is funded by ACS Risk Working Group (number 556011–7482). TBD and MH are funded by the British Heart Foundation as a research assistant and research fellow, respectively, (PG/13/81/30474). The Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP) is commissioned by the Health Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) as part of the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval Ethical approval was not required under National Health Service (NHS) research governance arrangements. The National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR) which includes the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP) database (Ref: NIGB: ECC 1-06 (d)/2011) has support under section 251 of the NHS Act 2006 to use patient information for medical research without consent.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors OAA and CPG designed the study. OAA drafted the manuscript, analysed the data and interpreted the results. TBD and MH provided scientific input. CPG provided expert clinical opinion. All the authors read, commented and approved the final version of the manuscript.

  • Funding CPG is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR–CTF–2014–03–03) as Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist. OA is funded by ACS Risk Working Group (number 556011–7482). TBD and MH are funded by the British Heart Foundation as a research assistant and research fellow, respectively, (PG/13/81/30474). The Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP) is commissioned by the Health Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) as part of the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval Ethical approval was not required under National Health Service (NHS) research governance arrangements. The National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR) which includes the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP) database (Ref: NIGB: ECC 1-06 (d)/2011) has support under section 251 of the NHS Act 2006 to use patient information for medical research without consent.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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