Normal fasting plasma glucose levels and type 2 diabetes in young men.

@article{Tirosh2005NormalFP,
  title={Normal fasting plasma glucose levels and type 2 diabetes in young men.},
  author={Amir Tirosh and Iris Shai and Dorit Tekes-Manova and Eran Israeli and David Pereg and Tzippora Shochat and Ilan Kochba and Assaf Rudich},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={353 14},
  pages={1454-62}
}
BACKGROUND The normal fasting plasma glucose level was recently defined as less than 100 mg per deciliter (5.55 mmol per liter). Whether higher fasting plasma glucose levels within this range independently predict type 2 diabetes in young adults is unclear. METHODS We obtained blood measurements, data from physical examinations, and medical and lifestyle… CONTINUE READING