Prediabetes Diagnosis Categorized as Diabetes With 2-Hour Plasma Glucose Test
Individuals with 2-hour plasma glucose ≥200 mg/dL were older and more likely to be non-Hispanic white and female.
Investigators examined patterns of benefits and risks associated between the sex and BMI of different patient subgroups and sulfonylurea and thiazolidinedione therapies.
But temporary increase in type 2 diabetes risk does not attenuate benefits on total, CVD mortality.
Clinical awareness of the bi-directional association may improve prevention and treatment of both diseases.