Worsening diastolic function is associated with elevated fasting plasma glucose and increased left ventricular mass in a supra-additive fashion in an elderly, healthy, Swedish population.

Manan Pareek, Mette Lundgren Nielsen, Oke Gerke, Margrét Leosdottir, Jacob Eifer Møller, Peter Hindersson, Thomas Berend Sehestedt, Kristian Wachtell, Peter Nilsson, Michael Hecht Olsen

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Abstract

To examine whether increasing fasting plasma glucose (FPG) levels were associated with worsening left ventricular (LV) diastolic function, independently of LV mass index (LVMI) in elderly, otherwise healthy subjects.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)466-472
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Volume184
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems

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