Diabetes mellitus, fasting blood glucose concentration, and risk of vascular disease: a collaborative meta-analysis of 102 prospective studies

Sarwar N., Gao P., Seshasai S. R. K. , Gobin R., Kaptoge S., Di Angelantonio E., ...More

LANCET, vol.375, no.9733, pp.2215-2222, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 375 Issue: 9733
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0140-6736(10)60484-9
  • Title of Journal : LANCET
  • Page Numbers: pp.2215-2222


Background Uncertainties persist about the magnitude of associations of diabetes mellitus and fasting glucose concentration with risk of coronary heart disease and major stroke subtypes. We aimed to quantify these associations for a wide range of circumstances.