Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase and development of impaired fasting glucose or type 2 diabetes in middle-aged Japanese men.

@article{Nakanishi2003SerumGA,
  title={Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase and development of impaired fasting glucose or type 2 diabetes in middle-aged Japanese men.},
  author={Noriyuki Nakanishi and Kazue Nishina and Wei Li and Masuyuki Sato and Kenshuu Suzuki and Kozo Tatara},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={254 3},
  pages={287-95}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between serum gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) and risk for development of diabetes. DESIGN Longitudinal study (followed from 1994 to 2001). SETTING A work site in Japan. SUBJECTS A total of 2918 Japanese male office workers aged 35-59 years who did not have impaired fasting glucose (IFG) (a fasting plasma glucose concentration of 6.1-6.9 mmol L-1), type 2 diabetes (a fasting plasma glucose concentration of >/=7.0 mmol L-1 or receipt of… CONTINUE READING
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