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Stroke and diabetes: admission HbA1c is risk factor for subsequent vascular events

Susan London   |   Clinical Summary   |   08 October 2021
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Takeaway

  • In patients with diabetes hospitalized for stroke, HbA1c level on admission is tied to 1-year risk for vascular events.

Why this matters

  • The importance of HbA1c level for subsequent events is unclear.

Key results

  • 7.7% of the cohort had composite vascular events during 1-year follow-up.
  • In multivariate analysis, HR with each 1-unit...

          

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