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TABLE 1

Epidemiological studies showing an association between postprandial hyperglycemia with risk of CVD and mortality

Hoorn Study 2-h glucose better predictor of mortality than HbA1c Ref. 9  
Honolulu Heart Program 1-h glucose predicts coronary heart disease Ref. 10  
Chicago Heart Study 2-h postchallenge glucose predicts all-cause mortality Ref. 11  
DECODE High 2-h postload blood glucose is associated with increased risk of death, independent of fasting glucose Ref. 12  
Coutinho et al. 2-h glucose associated with CHD Ref. 13  
Whitehall Study, Paris Prospective Study, and Helsinki Policemen Study 2-h postchallenge glucose predicts all-cause and CHD mortality Ref. 14  
Diabetes Intervention Study Postmeal but not fasting glucose is associated with CHD Ref. 15  
Hoorn Study 2-h glucose better predictor of mortality than HbA1c Ref. 9  
Honolulu Heart Program 1-h glucose predicts coronary heart disease Ref. 10  
Chicago Heart Study 2-h postchallenge glucose predicts all-cause mortality Ref. 11  
DECODE High 2-h postload blood glucose is associated with increased risk of death, independent of fasting glucose Ref. 12  
Coutinho et al. 2-h glucose associated with CHD Ref. 13  
Whitehall Study, Paris Prospective Study, and Helsinki Policemen Study 2-h postchallenge glucose predicts all-cause and CHD mortality Ref. 14  
Diabetes Intervention Study Postmeal but not fasting glucose is associated with CHD Ref. 15  

CHD, coronary heart disease.

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