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Diagnostic criteria should be considered when reviewing the effect of diabetes prevention studies

  • Hao Li
  • Shen Tian
  • Juan Wu
  • Zhou Xu
  • Ling-quan KongEmail author
Letter
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Keywords

Cardiovascular complications Diabetes prevention study Fasting plasma glucose Impaired glucose tolerance Vascular complications 

Abbreviations

FPG

Fasting plasma glucose

IFG

Impaired fasting glucose

IGT

Impaired glucose tolerance

Notes

Acknowledgements

We sincerely thank Y.-h. Pu for her helping in language improvement and moral support.

Contribution statement

All authors were responsible for drafting the article and revising it critically for important intellectual content. All authors approved the version to be published.

Duality of interest

The authors declare that there is no duality of interest associated with this manuscript.

References

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    Nathan DM, Bennett PH, Crandall JP et al (2019) Does diabetes prevention translate into reduced long-term vascular complications of diabetes? Diabetologia 62(8):1319–1328.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00125-019-4928-8 CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    WHO, International Diabetes Federation (2006) Definition and diagnosis of diabetes mellitus and intermediate hyperglycemia: report of a WHO/IDF consultation. World Health Organization, GenevaGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Endocrine and Breast SurgeryThe First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical UniversityChongqingChina

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