The TyG index may predict the development of cardiovascular events.

@article{Snchezigo2016TheTI,
  title={The TyG index may predict the development of cardiovascular events.},
  author={Laura S{\'a}nchez-{\'I}{\~n}igo and David Navarro-Gonz{\'a}lez and Alejandro Fern{\'a}ndez-Montero and Juan Pastrana-Delgado and J Alfredo Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={European journal of clinical investigation},
  year={2016},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={189-97}
}
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the worldwide leading cause of morbidity and mortality. An early risk detection of apparently healthy people before CVD onset has clinical relevance in the prevention of cardiovascular events. We evaluated the association between the product of fasting plasma glucose and triglycerides (TyG index) and CVD. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 5014 patients of the Vascular Metabolic CUN cohort (VMCUN cohort) were followed up during a median period of 10… CONTINUE READING

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