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St. Michael's Hospital
Caption: A study by cardiac surgeon Dr. Subodh Verma of St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, finds people with diabetes have a 30 percent less chance of dying if they undergo coronary artery bypass surgery rather than opening the artery through angioplasty and inserting a stent.
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