May 10, 2001

Relation of impaired fasting and postload glucose with incident type 2 diabetes in a Dutch population: The Hoorn Study

JAMA : the Journal of the American Medical Association
F de VegtRobert J Heine


Persons with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) are known to have an elevated risk of developing diabetes mellitus. Less is known about diabetes risk among persons with impaired fasting glucose (IFG) or with normal glucose levels. To determine the incidence of diabetes in relation to baseline fasting and postload glucose levels and other risk factors. Population-based cohort study conducted from October 1989 to February 1992 among 1342 nondiabetic white residents of Hoorn, the Netherlands, aged 50 to 75 years at baseline, in whom fasting plasma glucose (FPG) levels and glucose levels 2 hours after a 75-g oral glucose tolerance test were measured at baseline and at follow-up in 1996-1998. Cumulative incidence of diabetes, defined according to the diagnostic criteria of the World Health Organization (WHO-1985 and WHO-1999) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA-1997), during a mean follow-up of 6.4 years, compared among participants with IFG, IGT, and normal glucose levels at baseline. The cumulative incidence of diabetes was 6.1%, 8.3%, and 9.9% according to the WHO-1985, ADA, and WHO-1999 criteria, respectively. The cumulative incidence of diabetes (WHO-1999 criteria) for participants with both IFG and IGT was 64.5% compared ...Continue Reading

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Diabetes Mellitus, Non-Insulin-Dependent
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Incidence Studies
Logistic Regression
Plasma Fasting Glucose Measurement
Impaired Glucose Tolerance
Structure of Waist (Surface Region)
Diabetes Mellitus

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