The effect of glycaemic control and glycaemic variability on mortality in patients hospitalized with congestive heart failure.

@article{Dungan2011TheEO,
  title={The effect of glycaemic control and glycaemic variability on mortality in patients hospitalized with congestive heart failure.},
  author={Kathleen M Dungan and Philip K Binkley and Haikady N. Nagaraja and Dara P. Schuster and Kwame Osei},
  journal={Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews},
  year={2011},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={85-93}
}
BACKGROUND diabetes and CHF are common comorbidities in hospitalized patients but the relationship between glycaemic control, glycaemic variability, and mortality in patients with both conditions is unclear. METHODS we used administrative data to retrospectively identify patients with a diagnosis of CHF who underwent frequent glucose assessments. TWMG was compared with other measures of glycaemic control and a time-weighted measure of glycaemic variability, the glycaemic lability index. The… CONTINUE READING

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