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Low fasting plasma glucose tied to CVD, mortality

A study in the journal Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research found that individuals with no diabetes and with low fasting plasma glucose were at higher risk for cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality, compared with those with normal fasting blood glucose. Based on data from 8,497 study participants, the findings also showed that the association between FPG and CVD and all-cause mortality was stronger among men than women, and that those with diabetic range FPG of 126 mg/dL or greater had higher odds of suffering from all-cause mortality.

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