Glycated Hemoglobin Independently Predicts Stroke Recurrence within One Year after Acute First-Ever Non-Cardioembolic Strokes Onset in A Chinese Cohort Study.

TitleGlycated Hemoglobin Independently Predicts Stroke Recurrence within One Year after Acute First-Ever Non-Cardioembolic Strokes Onset in A Chinese Cohort Study.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsWu S, Shi Y, Wang C, Jia Q, Zhang N, Zhao X, Liu G, Wang Y, Liu L, Wang Y
Corporate AuthorsInvestigators for the Survey on Abnormal Glucose Regulation in Patients With Acute Stroke Across China(ACROSS-China)
JournalPloS one
Volume8
Issue11
Paginatione80690
Date Published2013
Abstract

Hyperglycemia is related to stroke. Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) can reflect pre-stroke glycaemia status. However, the information on the direct association between HbA1c and recurrence after non-cardioembolic acute ischemic strokes is rare and there is no consistent conclusion.

DOI10.1371/journal.pone.0080690
Alternate JournalPLoS ONE