Utility of the triglyceride level for predicting incident diabetes mellitus according to the fasting status and body mass index category: the Ibaraki Prefectural Health Study.

@article{Fujihara2014UtilityOT,
  title={Utility of the triglyceride level for predicting incident diabetes mellitus according to the fasting status and body mass index category: the Ibaraki Prefectural Health Study.},
  author={Kazuya Fujihara and Ayumi Sugawara and Yoriko Heianza and Toshimi Sairenchi and Fujiko Irie and Hiroyasu Iso and Mikio Doi and Hitoshi Shimano and Hiroshi Watanabe and Hirohito Sone and Hitoshi Ota},
  journal={Journal of atherosclerosis and thrombosis},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 11},
  pages={1152-69}
}
AIM The levels of lipids, especially triglycerides (TG), and obesity are associated with diabetes mellitus (DM). Although typically measured in fasting individuals, non-fasting lipid measurements play an important role in predicting future DM. This study compared the predictive efficacy of lipid variables according to the fasting status and body mass index (BMI) category. METHODS Data were collected for 39,196 nondiabetic men and 87,980 nondiabetic women 40-79years of age who underwent health… CONTINUE READING
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