Strict glucose control doesn't improve CABG survival

09/30/2011 | New Kerala (India)

Data on 82 diabetes patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery showed those who had intensive glucose control did not have better survival rates compared with those in the moderately controlled group. Intensive glucose control was linked to a higher incidence of hypoglycemic events but did not increase the number of neurological events in patients, researchers reported in the Annals of Surgery.

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