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Prediabetes increases cardiovascular risk

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There is a risk of cardiovascular disease There is a significant risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with prediabetes

Essentially, prediabetes refers to fasting blood glucose and HbA1c levels that are higher than normal, but are not elevated sufficiently for a diagnosis of diabetes. Nevertheless, a new meta-analysis suggests that prediabetes is associated with an increased CVD risk even at relatively low levels, such as a fasting glucose concentration of 5.6mmol/l or HbA1c of 39mmol/mol.

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