The association between glucose abnormalities and heart failure in the population-based Reykjavik study.

@article{Thrainsdottir2005TheAB,
  title={The association between glucose abnormalities and heart failure in the population-based Reykjavik study.},
  author={Inga S Thrainsdottir and Thor Aspelund and Gudmundur Thorgeirsson and Vilmundur Gudnason and Th{\'o}rdur Hardarson and Klas Malmberg and Gunnar Sigurdsson and Lars Ryd{\'e}n},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2005},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={612-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Diabetes is an independent risk factor for heart failure, whereas the relation between heart failure and abnormal glucose regulation (AGR) needs further evaluation. We studied this combination in the Reykjavik Study. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The Reykjavik Study, a population-based cohort study during 1967-1997, recruited 19,381 participants aged 33-84 years who were followed until 2002. Oral glucose tolerance tests and chest X-rays were obtained from all participants. Cases were… CONTINUE READING

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