TITLE

Impaired fasting glucose and impaired glucose tolerance, as well as known diabetes, increased risk for death within 5 years

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a clinical study that investigates the relationship of abnormal glucose metabolism to risk for all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality. A prospective cohort study was conducted on the population of 42 selected districts in Australia. The study showed that the persons of ages 25 below with impaired fasting glucose and impaired glucose tolerance had increased risk for death within five years compared with those with normal glucose levels.
ACCESSION #
28694461

 

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