Metabolic Risk Factors for Heart Failure

  title={Metabolic Risk Factors for Heart Failure},
  author={rik Ingelsson and Johan {\"A}rnl{\"o}v and Johan Sundstr{\"o}m and j{\"o}rn Zethelius and Bengt O H Vessby and Lars Lind},
OBJECTIVES Our objectives were to explore novel metabolic risk factors for development of heart failure (HF). BACKGROUND In the past decade, considerable knowledge has been gained from limited samples regarding novel risk factors for HF, but the importance of these in the general population is largely unexplored. METHODS In a community-based prospective study of 2,321 middle-aged men free from HF and valvular disease at baseline, variables reflecting glucose and lipid metabolism and variables… CONTINUE READING