Thursday, 31 October 2013

Prevalence of Prediabetes and Newly Diagnosed Diabetes in Patients with a Transient Ischemic Attack or Stroke

Prediabetes and newly diagnosed diabetes are highly prevalent in patients with a TIA or stroke. The majority of these patients would not have been identified by fasting plasma glucose levels alone. Both 2-hour postload glucose and glycosylated hemoglobin levels identify more patients with a disturbed glucose metabolism (Cerebrovascular Diseases)

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