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Table 5 Comparison of laboratory data according to glucose control status in diabetic patients admitted to the CICU

From: Improved outcome of patients with diabetes mellitus with good glycemic control in the cardiac intensive care unit: a retrospective study

  Over 50% of glucose between 71 and 200 mg/dL
No n = 177 Mean ± SD Yes n = 166 Mean ± SD p Value
First glucose (mg/dL) 263 ± 129 160 ± 67 < 0.001
Average glucose (mg/dL) 221 ± 68 138 ± 33 < 0.001
Hypoglycemia (%) 4.5 0.6 0.023
Glucose over 400 mg/dL (%) 4.0 0 0.010
aHbA1c (%) 8.1 ± 1.8 6.7 ± 1.1 < 0.001
Albumin (g/dL) 3.7 ± 0.5 3.9 ± 0.4 < 0.001
Creatinine (mg/dL) 1.25 ± 0.95 1.03 ± 0.52 0.013
Cholesterol (mg/dL) 167 ± 52 162 ± 45 0.380
Hemoglobin (g/L) 12.8 ± 1.9 13.1 ± 1.9 0.204
WBC (cells/cmm3) 10.5 ± 4.2 9.2 ± 3.0 0.001
  1. Values in italics signify statistically significant results
  2. a42.4% of the “No” group and 40.1% of the “Yes” group had documented HbA1c levels
  3. HbA1c glycosylated hemoglobin