Clustering of cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes mellitus: prognostic significance and tracking.

@article{Kaukua2001ClusteringOC,
  title={Clustering of cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes mellitus: prognostic significance and tracking.},
  author={Jarmo Kaukua and Anu Turpeinen and Matti Uusitupa and Leo K. Niskanen},
  journal={Diabetes, obesity & metabolism},
  year={2001},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={17-23}
}
AIM Little attention has been paid to the prognostic significance and tracking effect of risk factor clusters characteristic of type 2 diabetes mellitus. We studied the clustering of eight cardiovascular risk factors (smoking, high body mass index, elevated systolic blood pressure, high serum, low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, high serum LDL triglycerides, low serum, high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, high fasting blood glucose and high plasma insulin concentration) and their… CONTINUE READING
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