Lowering the criterion for impaired fasting glucose: impact on disease prevalence and associated risk of diabetes and ischemic heart disease.

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OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of lowering the fasting plasma glucose (FPG) criterion for impaired fasting glucose (IFG) on the prevalence of IFG, the risks of diabetes, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) associated with IFG. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Three studies were used: 1). the 1998 National Health Survey (NHS98), a randomly selected cross… (More)

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@article{Tai2004LoweringTC, title={Lowering the criterion for impaired fasting glucose: impact on disease prevalence and associated risk of diabetes and ischemic heart disease.}, author={E Shyong Tai and Su Yen Goh and Jeannette J M Lee and Moh-Sim Wong and Derrick Mok Kwee Heng and Kenneth Hughes and Suok Kai Chew and Jeffery Cutter and William Chew and Ken Gu and Kee Seng Chia and Chee Eng Tan}, journal={Diabetes care}, year={2004}, volume={27 7}, pages={1728-34} }