TITLE

Point: a glucose tolerance test is important for clinical practice

AUTHOR(S)
Tuomilehto, Jaakko
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
Diabetes Care;Oct2002, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p1880
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the importance of glucose tolerance tests in clinical practice. Report that asymptomatic diabetes increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality; Determination of hyperglycemia; Discussion of screening for blood glucose among high risk patients; Problems with the early-phase insulin release; Use of the oral glucose tolerance test for the prevention of type 2 diabetes.
ACCESSION #
14904668

 

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