Fasting but not casual blood glucose is associated with pancreatic cancer mortality in Japanese: EPOCH-JAPAN

@article{Nagai2017FastingBN,
  title={Fasting but not casual blood glucose is associated with pancreatic cancer mortality in Japanese: EPOCH-JAPAN},
  author={Masato Nagai and Yoshitaka Murakami and Akiko Tamakoshi and Yutaka Kiyohara and Michiko Yamada and Shigekazu Ukawa and Takumi Hirata and Sachiko Tanaka and Katsuyuki Miura and Hirotsugu Ueshima and Tomonori Okamura},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2017},
  volume={28},
  pages={625-633}
}
The dose–response relationship between fasting blood glucose levels and risk of pancreatic cancer has been investigated, but the association between casual blood glucose levels and pancreatic cancer death has not been examined. We examined the association between casual and fasting blood glucose levels and death due to pancreatic cancer in Japanese. We performed a pooled analysis of the individual Japanese including 46,387 participants aged 40–79 years from ten cohorts. Participants were… CONTINUE READING
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