Myocardial infarction and incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Is admission blood glucose an independent predictor for future type 2 diabetes mellitus?

@article{Meisinger2010MyocardialIA,
  title={Myocardial infarction and incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Is admission blood glucose an independent predictor for future type 2 diabetes mellitus?},
  author={Christa Meisinger and Judith A Beck and Margit Heier and Allmut Hoermann and Bernhard Kuch and Gisela Sietas and W. K{\"o}nig},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={159 2},
  pages={258-63}
}
BACKGROUND Although blood glucose levels in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) are frequently elevated, studies investigating the future risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in patients with AMI are scarce. We sought to investigate whether increased blood glucose levels on admission in nondiabetic patients with first AMI are predictive for future T2DM. METHODS We used the KORA MI register database in Augsburg, Germany, and included 1,239 nondiabetic patients aged 25 to 74… CONTINUE READING

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