Weight history, glucose intolerance, and insulin levels in middle-aged Swedish men.

@article{Carlsson1998WeightHG,
  title={Weight history, glucose intolerance, and insulin levels in middle-aged Swedish men.},
  author={Stefan Carlsson and P G Persson and Michael Alvarsson and Suad Efend{\'i}c and Anders Norman and Leif Svanstr{\"o}m and C G Ostenson and Valdemar E Grill},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={148 6},
  pages={539-45}
}
The association between weight history and glucose intolerance was examined in a cross-sectional study consisting of 3,128 Swedish men aged 35-56 years, 52 percent of whom had a family background of diabetes mellitus. Oral glucose tolerance testing detected 55 cases of type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes and 172 cases of impaired glucose tolerance. Among men with no family history of diabetes, the estimated odds ratios for impaired glucose tolerance associated with short (<5 years) and long… CONTINUE READING