Can Admission and Fasting Glucose Reliably Identify Undiagnosed Diabetes in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome?

@article{Okosieme2008CanAA,
  title={Can Admission and Fasting Glucose Reliably Identify Undiagnosed Diabetes in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome? },
  author={Onyebuchi E Okosieme and Rajesh Peter and Muhammad Usman and Hemanth Bolusani and Prem Suruliram and Lindsay George and Lindsey M Evans},
  journal={Diabetes Care},
  year={2008},
  volume={31},
  pages={1955 - 1959}
}
OBJECTIVE Our objectives were to determine the prevalence of previously undiagnosed abnormal glucose tolerance, i.e., diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) in patients with acute coronary syndrome and to assess the utility of admission and fasting glucose in identifying diabetes in these patients. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Glycemic status was… CONTINUE READING