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Elevated blood glucose linked to early death, other events in patients with acute HF

January 8, 2015

Slight elevation in blood glucose was associated with early mortality, future diabetes and future hospitalization among patients with acute HF, even those without diabetes, in a recent study.

“Although diabetes is a known risk factor for developing [HF], this is the first time that it has been shown that [HF] predisposes people to developing diabetes,” researcher Douglas S. Lee, MD, PhD, FRCPC, said in a press release.

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