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jc3737 posted:
I always thought fasting insulin was more important.Looks like I was wrong.

http://atvb.ahajournals.org/content/15/12/2213.full
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jc3737 responded:
"The role of insulin as an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease is uncertain. Several early prospective studies of three cohorts of middle-aged men demonstrated that elevated insulin levels are associated with an increased risk of CHD independent of other cardiovascular risk factors.1 2 3 However, more recent evidence does not support these findings.4 5 6 7 8 Thus, whether hyperinsulinemia directly enhances cardiovascular risk is now less certain.9 "


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