Short-term glucose control may reduce odds of bloodstream infection

09/19/2011 | InternalMedicineNews.com (free registration)

A study presented at the annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy revealed that short-term glucose levels of less than 110 milligrams per deciliter appear to lower the risk of bloodstream infections compared with higher short-term glucose rates. "Given that people with diabetes are at increased risk of infections, monitoring glucose control may reduce the burden of bloodstream infections," the lead researcher said.

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