Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

HbA1c: targets & recommendations

3' education - July 25, 2011

What can we learn from recent registries about patients with diabetes

In this expert opinion prof. Guntram Schernthaner, Vienna, Austria, discusses the optimal target value of HbA1c, in diabetes or if combined with cardiovascular disease or renal impairment. The target value should be seen in context of the of other present risk factors or existing comorbidity.

Questions to be addressed in this PACE expert opinion are:
  • What can we learn from recent registries about patients with diabetes


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More about the speaker
 


Prof. Guntram Schernthaner
Professor of Medicine at University of Vienna, Head of Department of Medicine I of Rudolfstiftung Hospital at Vienna in Austria. He once acted as Head of Division of Metabolism & Endocrinology, and Department of Medicine II at University of Vienna

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