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Prediabetes linked to higher CVD and CKD rates

Mitchel Zoler   |   Conference Report   |   02 June 2021
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FROM ACC 2021

People with prediabetes, defined by having a hemoglobin A1c of 5.7%-6.4%, had a significantly increased rate of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease events and incident chronic kidney disease in a study of nearly 337,000 people included in the UK Biobank database.

The findings suggest that people with prediabetes have “heightened...

          

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