Copeptin and the risk of incident stroke, CHD and cardiovascular mortality in older men with and without diabetes: The British Regional Heart Study

@inproceedings{Wannamethee2016CopeptinAT,
  title={Copeptin and the risk of incident stroke, CHD and cardiovascular mortality in older men with and without diabetes: The British Regional Heart Study},
  author={Sasiwarang Goya Wannamethee and Paul Welsh and Lucy T. Lennon and Olia Papacosta and Peter Whincup and Naveed Sattar},
  booktitle={Diabetologia},
  year={2016}
}
This study aimed to examine the association between copeptin (a surrogate marker of arginine vasopressin) and incident stroke, CHD and cardiovascular mortality in older men with and without diabetes. We conducted a prospective study of 3536 men aged 60–79 years who were followed for an average of 13 years. During this period, there were 437 major CHD events (fatal and non-fatal myocardial infarction [MI]), 323 stroke events (fatal and non-fatal) and 497 cardiovascular disease (CVD) deaths… CONTINUE READING
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