Glycemic control is a predictor of survival for diabetic patients on hemodialysis.

  title={Glycemic control is a predictor of survival for diabetic patients on hemodialysis.},
  author={Tomoaki Morioka and Masanori Emoto and Tsutomu Tabata and Tetsuo Shoji and Hirofumi Tahara and Hiroyo Kishimoto and Eiji Ishimura and Yoshiki Nishizawa},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  volume={24 5},
OBJECTIVE To investigate the impact of glycemic control on the survival of diabetic subjects with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) starting hemodialysis treatment. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS This single-center prospective observational study enrolled 150 diabetic ESRD subjects (109 men and 41 women; age at hemodialysis initiation, 60.5 +/- 10.2 years) at start of hemodialysis between January 1989 and December 1997. The subjects were divided into groups according to their glycemic control level… CONTINUE READING


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