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ea0032p406 | Diabetes | ECE2013

The relationship between glycemic control and BNP levels in diabetic patients

Dal Kursad , Ata Naim , Yavuz Bunyamin , Sen Omer , Kizilca Guler , Akoz Zekeriya , Yildirim Aslihan Mete , Uygungelen Bulent , Akin Kadir Okhan , Beyan Esin , Ertugrul Derun Taner

Background: Glycemic control affects cardiovascular risk factors positively. The purpose of this study was to assess BNP levels in patients with poor control diabetes before specific treatment for hyperthyroidism and after glycemic regulation was achieved. The study was performed in a prospective design.Methods: The study population consisted of 79 consecutive diabetic patients with poor glycemic control. All subjects underwent transthoracic echocardiogr...