Glycemic Control and Cardiovascular Disease in 7,454 Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

@inproceedings{EegOlofsson2010GlycemicCA,
  title={Glycemic Control and Cardiovascular Disease in 7,454 Patients With Type 1 Diabetes},
  author={Katarina Eeg-Olofsson and Jan Cederholm and Peter Nilsson and Bj{\"o}rn Zethelius and A M Svensson and Soffia Gudbj{\"o}rnsd{\'o}ttir and Bj{\"o}rn Eliasson},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVE We assessed the association between A1C and cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in an observational study of patients with type 1 diabetes followed for 5 years. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 7,454 patients were studied from the Swedish National Diabetes Register (aged 20-65 years, diabetes duration 1-35 years, followed from 2002 to 2007). RESULTS Hazard ratios (HRs) for fatal/nonfatal coronary heart disease (CHD) per 1% unit increase in baseline or updated mean A1C at Cox… CONTINUE READING