Glycaemic status influences the nature and severity of coronary artery disease

  title={Glycaemic status influences the nature and severity of coronary artery disease},
  author={Colin Berry and Stephane L Noble and Jean C. Gr{\'e}goire and Rasha H Ibrahim and Steven Levesque and M Lavoie and Philippe L. L’Allier and J Tardif},
We sought to understand the relationships between glycaemic status and both severity and progression of coronary artery disease (CAD), the leading cause of death in diabetes. Baseline fasting blood glucose (FBG) and HbA1c (%) were measured in 426 patients with known or suspected stable CAD, who underwent coronary artery intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) at baseline and after a mean follow-up period of 664 days (range 257 to 961). The patients were categorised as normoglycaemic (n = 226, 53%), or… CONTINUE READING


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