The Heart Outcomes

9541 subjects (2545 women,

400IUday~1 vitamin E (from

No significant effect of vitamin E

The Heart Outcomes

Prevention Evaluation

6996 men) aged >55 years,

'natural sources') or Ramipril

on any primary endpoint (Ml,

Prevention Evaluation Study

Study (HOPE); secondary

high-risk (cardiovascular

(angiotensin converting

stroke, or cardiovascular

Investigators (2000) New


disease or diabetes and >1

enzyme inhibitor) or both or


England Journal of Medicine

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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