Serum γ-Glutamyltransferase and Risk of Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes in Middle-Aged Japanese Men

@inproceedings{Nakanishi2004SerumA,
  title={Serum γ-Glutamyltransferase and Risk of Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes in Middle-Aged Japanese Men},
  author={Noriyuki Nakanishi and Kenji Suzuki and Kozo Tatara},
  year={2004}
}
OBJECTIVE —To investigate the association between serum γ-glutamyltransferase (GGT) and risk of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes in Japanese male office workers. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS —This study included 2,957 metabolic syndrome-free men and 3,260 nondiabetic men aged 35–59 years who did not have medication for hepatitis, alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels higher than three times the upper limit of the reference range, or a history of cardiovascular disease at study entry… CONTINUE READING

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