Hemoglobin a1c and the progression of coronary artery calcification among adults without diabetes

Academic Article

Abstract

  • OBJECTIVE : Higher levels of hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) are associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk among individuals without diabetes and may also be positively associated with coronary artery calcification (CAC). This study investigated the association of HbA1c with CAC progression in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults study.
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    Published In

  • Diabetes Care  Journal
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    Author List

  • Carson AP; Steffes MW; Carr JJ; Kim Y; Gross MD; Carnethon MR; Reis JP; Loria CM; Jacobs DR; Lewis CE
  • Start Page

  • 66
  • End Page

  • 71
  • Volume

  • 38
  • Issue

  • 1