Predicting dysglycaemia in patients under investigation for acute coronary syndrome.

@article{Tahrani2011PredictingDI,
  title={Predicting dysglycaemia in patients under investigation for acute coronary syndrome.},
  author={Abd A Tahrani and John Geen and Fahmy W Hanna and Paul W. Jones and Dominique Cassidy and David Bates and Anthony A Fryer},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  year={2011},
  volume={104 3},
  pages={231-6}
}
AIMS To examine methods for the identification of previously undetected dysglycaemia [diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT)] in patients investigated for possible acute coronary syndrome. Specifically, we wished to examine whether the recently advocated use of glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) would enhance detection rates for diabetes in these patients. METHODS Patients (n = 200) investigated for possible acute coronary syndrome and not previously known to have diabetes were recruited… CONTINUE READING

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