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Blood Glucose Level Can Predict Cardiovascular Risk

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January 8, 2001
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A study in the British Medical Journal shows that the concentration of glucose in the blood resembles blood pressure and blood cholesterol in terms of predicting cardiovascular risk. These findings have important implications for public health and may provide a practical screening tool for diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance.

Jan. 5, 2000 -- A study in this week’s British Medical Journal shows that the concentration of glucose in the blood resembles blood pressure and blood cholesterol in terms of predicting cardiovascular risk. These findings have important implications for public health and may provide a practical screening tool for diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance.


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