Fasting glucose is an important independent risk factor for 30-day mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction: a prospective study.


BACKGROUND Stress hyperglycemia in patients with acute myocardial infarction has been associated with increased mortality. Most studies looked at the relationship between admission glucose (AG) and outcome; limited information is available about the clinical significance of fasting glucose (FG). METHODS AND RESULTS We prospectively studied the… (More)


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