Diabetes, fasting glucose levels, and risk of ischemic stroke and vascular events: findings from the Northern Manhattan Study (NOMAS).

@article{BodenAlbala2008DiabetesFG,
  title={Diabetes, fasting glucose levels, and risk of ischemic stroke and vascular events: findings from the Northern Manhattan Study (NOMAS).},
  author={Bernadette Boden-Albala and Sam Cammack and Ji Y. Chong and Culing Wang and Clinton B Wright and Tatjana Rundek and Mitchell S. V. Elkind and Myunghee Cho Paik and Ralph L. Sacco},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2008},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={1132-7}
}
OBJECTIVE There is insufficient randomized trial data to support evidence-based recommendations for tight control of fasting blood glucose (FBG) among diabetic subjects in primary stroke prevention. We explored the relationship between FBG among diabetic subjects and risk of ischemic stroke in a multiethnic prospective cohort. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Medical and social data and FBG values were collected for 3,298 stroke-free community residents: mean age +/- SD was 69 +/-10 years; 63… CONTINUE READING
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