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High blood glucose concentrations cause millions of cardiovascular deaths worldwide

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7577.1065-b (Published 16 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1065

There's a fairly straightforward, direct, and continuous association between plasma concentrations of glucose and risk of heart disease and stroke, and it starts well below the conventional thresholds used to define diabetes. So it's important to look beyond frank diabetes for a clearer …

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