Contrasting associations of insulin resistance with diabetes, cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in the elderly: PROSPER long-term follow-up

@article{Welsh2014ContrastingAO,
  title={Contrasting associations of insulin resistance with diabetes, cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in the elderly: PROSPER long-term follow-up},
  author={Paul Welsh and David Preiss and Suzanne M. Lloyd and Anton J. M. de Craen and J Wouter Jukema and Rudi G. J. Westendorp and Brendan M. Buckley and Patricia M. Kearney and Andrew Briggs and David Stott and Ian Ford Ford and Naveed 4 Sattar},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2014},
  volume={57},
  pages={2513-2520}
}
Insulin resistance is commonly proposed as a precursor to both type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD), yet few studies have directly compared insulin resistance with both outcomes simultaneously and determined whether associations with each outcome differ in strength or are comparable. We assessed the association of fasting insulin and HOMA-IR with incident CVD and diabetes in older people. In the long-term follow-up of the Prospective Study of Pravastatin in the Elderly at Risk… CONTINUE READING
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