Glucose intolerance and all-cause mortality in Japanese migrants

Glucose intolerance and all-cause mortality in Japanese migrants

Autor Gimeno, SGA Google Scholar
Osiro, K. Google Scholar
Matsumura, L. Google Scholar
Massimino, F. C. Google Scholar
Ferreira, SRG Google Scholar
Instituição Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Resumo Objective: To assess all-cause mortality in a Japanese-Brazilian community according to the categories of glucose tolerance. Study design and setting: the cohort consisted of participants examined in two phases of a follow-up study started in 1993 (n = 647). They were interviewed and submitted to an oral glucose tolerance test. Student's t-test was used to compare baseline parameters between alive and dead subjects. Cox proportional hazards model was used to estimate crude and adjusted hazard ratios (HR).Results: Seventy-one deaths occurred during the study period and a higher proportion of men (62%) was detected. Crude all-cause mortality rate was 16.2/1000 person-year. Vascular disease and cancer were the most frequent causes of deaths (77.3%). A higher mortality rate was observed in subjects with diabetes when compared with the normal glucose tolerant ones (HR: 2.0; 95% CI: 1.1-3.6), independently of age, systolic blood pressure, smoking and history of myocardial infarction.Conclusion: Also among Japanese living in the Western world, a deleterious role of fasting and 2-h plasma glucose was found on mortality especially among younger subjects. (c) 2004 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
Palavra-chave mortality
glucose intolerance
diabetes mellitus
risk factors
Japanese migrants
plasma glucose levels
Idioma Inglês
Data de publicação 2005-05-01
Publicado em Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. Clare: Elsevier B.V., v. 68, n. 2, p. 147-154, 2005.
ISSN 0168-8227 (Sherpa/Romeo, fator de impacto)
Publicador Elsevier B.V.
Extensão 147-154
Fonte http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2004.09.006
Direito de acesso Acesso restrito
Tipo Artigo
Web of Science WOS:000229361900009
Endereço permanente http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/28278

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