Stress hyperglycaemia in hospitalised patients and their 3-year risk of diabetes: a Scottish retrospective cohort study

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Bell, Derek; McAllister, David A.; Hughes, Katherine A.; Lone, Nazir; Mills, Nicholas L.; Sattar, Naveed; McKnight, John; Wild, Sarah H.;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Medicine,volume 11,issue 8,pagesMcAllister , D A , Hughes , K A , Lone , N , Mills , N L , Sattar , N , McKnight , J & Wild , S H 2014 , ' Stress Hyperglycaemia in Hospitalised Patients and Their 3-Year Risk of Diabetes : A Scottish Retrospective Cohort Study ' , PLOS Medicine , vol. 11 , no. 8 , pp. e1001708 . https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001708-McAllister , D A , Hughes , K A , Lone , N , Mills , N L , Sattar , N , McKnight , J & Wild , S H 2014 , ' Stress Hyperglycaemia in Hospitalised Patients and Their 3-Year Risk of Diabetes : A Scottish Retrospective Cohort Study ' , PLOS Medicine , vol. 11 , no. 8 , pp. e1001708 . https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001708 (issn: 1549-1277, eissn: 1549-1676)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4138030, doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001708
  • Subject: Epidemiology | R | Research Article | Clinical Epidemiology | Medicine | Medicine and Health Sciences | Diabetic Endocrinology | Endocrinology

Editors' Summary Background Insulin—a hormone released by the pancreas after meals—controls blood glucose (sugar) levels in healthy individuals. However, many patients admitted to hospital because of an acute illness have hyperglycemia, an abnormally high blood glucose ... View more
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