Increasing glucose levels and BMI predict future heart failure experience from the Reykjavík Study.

@article{Thrainsdottir2007IncreasingGL,
  title={Increasing glucose levels and BMI predict future heart failure experience from the Reykjav{\'i}k Study.},
  author={Inga S Thrainsdottir and Thor Aspelund and Vilmundur Gudnason and Klas Malmberg and Gardar Sigurdsson and Gudmundur Thorgeirsson and Th{\'o}rdur Hardarson and Lars E Ryd{\'e}n},
  journal={European journal of heart failure},
  year={2007},
  volume={9 10},
  pages={
          1051-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Heart failure is common in diabetes and ischaemic heart disease is the most likely link. Still, it has been suggested that the relation extends beyond such disease. METHODS 7060 subjects with two or more visits in the Reykjavík Study were followed--during 30 years from 1967. All underwent oral glucose tolerance tests. Disease status was defined according to the glycaemic level and presence of heart failure. The incidence and predictive factors for these diseases were determined… CONTINUE READING

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