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Hospitalar hyperglycemia

Rafael Selbach Scheffel, Desirê Bortolanza, Cristiane Seganfredo Weber, Luciana Abarno da Costa, Luís Henrique Canani, Kátia Gonçalves dos Santos, Daisy Crispim, Israel Roisenberg, Hugo Roberto Kurtz Lisbôa, Glaucia Sarturi Tres, Balduíno Tschiedel, Jorge Luiz Gross
BACKGROUND: Type 2 diabetes (DM2) has been related to the development of macroangiopatic [coronary heart disease (CHD), peripheral vascular disease (PVD) and stroke] and microangiopatic [retinopathy, nephropathy, and distal sensory neuropathy (DSN)] complications. The aims of this study were to analyze prevalence of complications in DM2 patients and to estimate their associated risk factors. METHODS: Cross-sectional study, including 927 out patients with DM2 from three medical centers in Rio Grande do Sul: Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre (n = 475), Grupo Hospitalar Conceicao (n = 229) and Hospital Sao Vicente de Paula (n = 223)...
July 2004: Revista da Associação Médica Brasileira
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