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Another risk identified from 'stress diabetes' - and a possible new way to measure it

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Another risk identified from 'stress diabetes' - and a possible new way to measure it

Source: News on Heart.org

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A condition known as stress hyperglycemia, sometimes called "stress diabetes," can occur temporarily after a heart attack or stroke. Even in non-diabetic patients, blood glucose levels may spike during recovery. Such spikes are problematic: People diagnosed with acute stress hyperglycemia are more likely to die following a stroke or heart attack.

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