The Framingham Offspring Study

Abstract

TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS AND ITS precursor, impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), are associated with increased risk for morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD), particularly coronary heart disease. An increased prevalence of traditional risk factors for atherosclerosis (eg, hypertension, low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol [HDL-C] levels… (More)

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