Using metabolic syndrome traits for efficient detection of impaired glucose tolerance.


OBJECTIVE Efficient detection of impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) is needed to implement type 2 diabetes prevention interventions. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We assessed the capacity of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) to identify IGT in a cross-sectional analysis of 3,326 Caucasian Framingham Offspring Study (FOS), 1,168 Caucasian and 1,812 Mexican… (More)


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