Glycemic control and extended hemodialysis survival in patients with diabetes mellitus: comparative results of traditional and time-dependent Cox model analyses.

@article{Williams2010GlycemicCA,
  title={Glycemic control and extended hemodialysis survival in patients with diabetes mellitus: comparative results of traditional and time-dependent Cox model analyses.},
  author={Mark E. Williams and Eduardo J Lacson and Weiling Wang and J Michael Lazarus and Raymond M. Hakim},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2010},
  volume={5 9},
  pages={1595-601}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The benefits and risks of aggressive glycemic control in diabetes mellitus complicated by end-stage kidney failure remain uncertain but have importance because of the large patient population with inferior overall prognosis. Recent large observational studies with differing methodologies reached somewhat contrasting conclusions regarding the association of hemoglobin A1c with survival in diabetic chronic hemodialysis patients. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS… CONTINUE READING
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