The diabetic population has a high prevalence of coronary artery disease, and
frequently patients with diabetes undergo coronary artery bypass graft
(CABG) surgery. Elevated glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) in diabetics is shown
to be associated with morbidity and mortality, but the association of HbA1c
with postoperative length of hospital stay (LOS) has conflicting results. In
this study, we aim to identify if elevated HbA1c levels are associated with
prolonged LOS after CABG surgery.
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