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Comment & Response
May 2014

Intensive Glucose Control for Acute Myocardial Infarction: An Unresolved Clinical Conundrum

Author Affiliations
  • 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

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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