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Intensive Glucose Control for Acute Myocardial Infarction An Unresolved Clinical Conundrum

Partha Sardar, MD1; Ramez Nairooz, MD1; Saurav Chatterjee, MD2
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1Department of Medicine, New York Medical College–Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York
2Department of Cardiology, St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York
JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(5):825-826. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.374.
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To the Editor We read with great interest the article by de Mulder et al1 regarding the effectiveness and safety of intensive glucose control in patients with acute coronary syndrome. This randomized clinical trial compared an intensive glucose control strategy using intravenous insulin with conventional expectative glucose management. However, a few interesting points need further clarifications and may be pertinent to discuss.


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May 1, 2014
Maarten de Mulder, MD, PhD; Victor A. Umans, MD, PhD; Eric Boersma, PhD, MSc
1Department of Cardiology, Medical Center Alkmaar, Alkmaar, the Netherlands
2Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(5):826-827. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.343.
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