Intensive Glycemic Control in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction : Diabetes Time Duration Counts !

@inproceedings{Ferreira2016IntensiveGC,
  title={Intensive Glycemic Control in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction : Diabetes Time Duration Counts !},
  author={Ana Rita Pereira Alves Ferreira and Sofia L{\'a}zaro Mendes and Francisco Goncalves and Pedro Valadas Monteiro and Silvia Monteiro and Mariano P{\^e}go},
  year={2016}
}
Background: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in patients with diabetes. The presence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) puts the patients with and without history of myocardial infarction at risk for significant cardiovascular risk. Objective: To evaluate the prognostic impact of the time of duration and metabolic control of T2DM in a population hospitalized for acute coronary syndrome. Methods: Retrospective study of 731 consecutive patients admitted for acute… CONTINUE READING
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