Higher pericardial adiposity is associated with prevalent diabetes: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults study.

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BACKGROUND AND AIMS Pericardial adipose tissue (PAT) is located on both sides of the pericardium. We tested whether PAT was associated with prevalent diabetes at the year 25 exam of the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study. METHODS AND RESULTS The CARDIA Year 25 exam (2010-2011) included complete data for all covariates on 3107… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.numecd.2015.12.011

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