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  • Blood Glucose and Cardiovascular disease.

    It seems that elevated fasting or non fasting blood glucose levels may be the best predictor of cardiovascular disease. There are plenty of studies in this area, here's just a couple:
    American College of Cardiology Foundation | Journal of the American College of Cardiology | Nonfasting Glucose, Ischemic Heart Disease, and Myocardial InfarctionA Mendelian Randomization Study
    Blood glucose and risk of cardiovascular disea... [Diabetes Care. 2004] - PubMed - NCBI
    http://eurheartj.oxfordjournals.org/.../1735.full.pdf
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    What kind of discussion would you like? This seems kind of obvious.
    "When the search for truth is confused with political advocacy, the pursuit of knowledge is reduced to the quest for power." - Alston Chase

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      Abstract of the first paper is arrant nonsense. They mention a causal relationship several times although the study was not designed to establish any such thing.

      Neither paper establishes how good a predictor might be blood glucose, or that lowering blood glucose through any means might lower risk of disease. All they do is establish some correlation between blood glucose levels and disease. Yawn
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