Impact of Metabolic Syndrome Compared With Impaired Fasting Glucose on the Development of Type 2 Diabetes in a General Japanese Population

@inproceedings{Mukai2009ImpactOM,
  title={Impact of Metabolic Syndrome Compared With Impaired Fasting Glucose on the Development of Type 2 Diabetes in a General Japanese Population},
  author={Naoko Mukai and Yasufumi Doi and Toshiharu Ninomiya and Jun Hata and Koji Yonemoto and Masanori Iwase and Mitsuo Iida and Yutaka Kiyohara},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
  year={2009}
}
OBJECTIVE We examined whether metabolic syndrome predicts incident type 2 diabetes more effectively than impaired fasting glucose (IFG) in a general Japanese population. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 1,935 nondiabetic subjects aged 40-79 years were followed-up prospectively for a mean of 11.8 years. RESULTS During the follow-up, 286 subjects developed type 2 diabetes. Compared with those without metabolic syndrome, the multivariate-adjusted hazard ratio (HR) for incident type 2… CONTINUE READING

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