Sweet Heart (glucose screening)

East MidlandsMetabolic and Endocrine
Published Date: 1 Mar 2015

Glucose screening and interventions can improve ACS outcomes

Who needs to know?

Coronary Care Teams.

What have we found?

• Undiagnosed glucose intolerance is prevalent in people admitted with ACS and can lead to worse outcomes.

• Screening using HbA1c can identify those people.

• Blood glucose management and lifestyle interventions can improve outcomes.