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  • Glycated Albumin vs. HbA1c Predicts Mortality in PD Patients with Diabetes

    In patients on hemodialysis, glycated albumin (GA) reflects glycemic control and predicts all-cause mortality. A new retrospective, longitudinal observational study looked at GA in PD. Among 44 PD patients with diabetes matched to 88 HD patients with diabetes followed for 3 years, GA was a more precise way to measure glycemic control than hemoglobin A1c.

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    Tags: Peritoneal Dialysis, All cause Mortality, Glycaemic Control, Glycated Albumin, Glycated Haemoglobin