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Is hypercholesterolemia a predictor that impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) will progress to diabetes?

  • Carmela Isernia
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    Clinica Medica, Istituto di Medicina Interna e Malattie Dismetaboliche, II Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, Università di Napoli, Naples Italy
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  • Luca Scalfi
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    Clinica Medica, Istituto di Medicina Interna e Malattie Dismetaboliche, II Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, Università di Napoli, Naples Italy
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  • Claudio Cortese
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    Clinica Medica, Istituto di Medicina Interna e Malattie Dismetaboliche, II Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, Università di Napoli, Naples Italy
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  • Franco Contaldo
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    Correspondence address: F. Contaldo, M.D., Clinica Medica, II Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Via S. Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
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    Clinica Medica, Istituto di Medicina Interna e Malattie Dismetaboliche, II Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, Università di Napoli, Naples Italy
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      Abbreviations:

      BMI (body mass index), OGTT (oral glucose tolerance test), SBP (systolic blood pressure), DBP (diastolic blood pressure)
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