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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Bonke, Florian C; Donnachie, Ewan; Schneider, Antonius; Mehring, Michael 
Title:
Association of the average rate of change in HbA1c with severe adverse events: a longitudinal evaluation of audit data from the Bavarian Disease Management Program for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. 
Abstract:
In patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, the effects of HbA1c variability on macrovascular events remain uncertain. The present investigation evaluates the association of HbA1c variability with non-fatal cardiovascular events, emergency admissions and episodes of severe hypoglycaemia in a cohort of patients newly started on insulin therapy.HbA1c variability was defined as the rate of change in values between observations. The medical records of 406,356 patients enrolled in a disease management...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Diabetologia 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
59 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
286-93 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0012-186X 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Allgemeinmedizin