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HbA predicts long-term postoperative mortality in patients with unknown glycaemic status at admission for vascular surgery - an exploratory study.

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Summary of "HbA predicts long-term postoperative mortality in patients with unknown glycaemic status at admission for vascular surgery - an exploratory study."

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and Diabetes mellitus (DM) represent major public health challenges and are tightly associated. To facilitate early diagnosis, HbA has been implemented as the preferred diagnostic tool for the diagnosis of type 2 DM. HbA , fasting plasma glucose (FPG) value and 2-hour post glucose load values were compared and evaluated to find which test best predicted mortality in patients with PAD.

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