Elevated fasting insulin predicts incident hypertension: the ARIC study. Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study Investigators.

@article{Liese1999ElevatedFI,
  title={Elevated fasting insulin predicts incident hypertension: the ARIC study. Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study Investigators.},
  author={Angela D. Liese and Elizabeth J. Mayer-Davis and Lloyd Ellwood Chambless and Aaron R Folsom and Albert Richey Sharrett and Frederick L. Brancati and Gerardo Heiss},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={1999},
  volume={17 8},
  pages={1169-77}
}
OBJECTIVE The prospective association of insulin and hypertension has been under debate in the context of the development of the insulin resistance or multiple metabolic syndrome. We examined the predictive associations of fasting serum insulin with incident hypertension occurring alone or as part of the multiple metabolic syndrome. DESIGN Analyses were restricted to 5221 middle-aged participants of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study cohort who were free of component disorders of… CONTINUE READING
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