Hyperglycaemia in patients with acute ischaemic stroke: how often do we screen for undiagnosed diabetes?

@article{Bravata2003HyperglycaemiaIP,
  title={Hyperglycaemia in patients with acute ischaemic stroke: how often do we screen for undiagnosed diabetes?},
  author={Dawn M. Bravata and Nayoung K. D. Kim and John P Concato and Lawrence M. Brass},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  year={2003},
  volume={96 7},
  pages={491-7}
}
BACKGROUND Hyperglycaemia is common among patients with acute ischaemic stroke, and may be due to the physiological stress of the acute stroke event or reflect underlying diabetes mellitus. The under-diagnosis of diabetes in the general population, combined with the association of diabetes and stroke, suggests a rationale for screening for diabetes among hyperglycaemic stroke patients. AIM To determine how often clinicians screen for diabetes among hyperglycaemic stroke patients without a… CONTINUE READING

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