Impact of weight and weight change on normalization of prediabetes and on persistence of normal glucose tolerance in an older population: the KORA S4/F4 study

@article{Kowall2012ImpactOW,
  title={Impact of weight and weight change on normalization of prediabetes and on persistence of normal glucose tolerance in an older population: the KORA S4/F4 study},
  author={Bernd Kowall and Wolfgang Rathmann and Margit Heier and Rolf Holle and Annette Peters and Barbara Thorand and Christian Herder and Klaus Strassburger and G. Giani and Christa Meisinger},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2012},
  volume={36},
  pages={826-833}
}
Background and aims:In a population-based cohort study with older subjects and without specific interventions, we investigated the impact of body mass index (BMI) and BMI change (as well as waist circumference and change of waist circumference) on reversion from prediabetes to normal glucose tolerance (NGT) and on long-term persistence of NGT.Materials and methods:Oral glucose tolerance tests were conducted at baseline and at follow-up in a cohort study in Southern Germany (KORA S4/F4; 1223… CONTINUE READING
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