Glycemic control and heart failure among adult patients with diabetes.

@article{Iribarren2001GlycemicCA,
  title={Glycemic control and heart failure among adult patients with diabetes.},
  author={Carlos Iribarren and Andrew J. Karter and Alan S. Go and Angelo Ferrara and Jiu Y Liu and Stephen Sidney and Joseph Selby},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2001},
  volume={103 22},
  pages={2668-73}
}
BACKGROUND Glycemic control is associated with microvascular events, but its effect on the risk of heart failure is not well understood. We examined the association between hemoglobin (Hb) A(Ic) and the risk of heart failure hospitalization and/or death in a population-based sample of adult patients with diabetes and assessed whether this association differed by patient sex, heart failure pathogenesis, and hypertension status. METHODS AND RESULTS A cohort design was used with baseline between… CONTINUE READING
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