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Association of random plasma glucose levels with the risk for cardiovascular disease among Chinese adults without known diabetes

Abstract:

Importance: Diabetes is a known risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Substantial uncertainty remains, however, about the relevance to CVD risk for blood glucose levels below the diabetes threshold.

Objective: To examine the association of random plasma glucose (RPG) levels with the risk for major CVD in Chinese adults without known diabetes.

Design, Setting, and Participants: This prospective cohort study included 467 508 men and women aged 30 to 79 years with no histo...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1001/jamacardio.2016.1702

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
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Publisher:
American Medical Association Publisher's website
Journal:
JAMA Cardiology Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
7
Pages:
813-823
Publication date:
2016-07-20
Acceptance date:
2016-04-29
DOI:
EISSN:
2380-6591
ISSN:
2380-6583
Pmid:
27437922
Source identifiers:
635564
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:635564
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uuid:05e2fa55-30ef-489e-951b-211488c90358
Local pid:
pubs:635564
Deposit date:
2016-11-21

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