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Epidemiological Studies Showing Association of Post-Prandial Hyperglycemia with Risk of CVD and Mortality

Study

Result

Hoorn Study Honolulu Heart Program Chicago Heart Study DECODE

2-hour glucose better predictor of mortality than HbAlc

1-hour glucose predicts coronary heart disease

2-hour post-challenge glucose predicts all cause mortality High 2-hour post-load blood glucose associated with increased risk of death independent of fasting glucose 2-hour glucose associated with CHD 2-hour post-challenge glucose predicts all cause and CHD mortality

Post-meal, but not fasting glucose, associated with CHD

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