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Lipoprotein(a) and incident type-2 diabetes: results from the prospective Bruneck study and a meta-analysis of published literature

Paige, Ellie; Masconi, Katya; Tsimikas, Sotirios; kronenberg, Florian; Santer, Peter; Weger, Siegfried; Willeit, Johann; Kiechl, Stefan; Willeit, Peter


AIMS: We aimed to (1) assess the association between lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] concentration and incident type-2 diabetes in the Bruneck study, a prospective population-based study, and (2) combine findings with evidence from published studies in a literature-based meta-analysis. METHODS: We used Cox proportional hazards models to calculate hazard ratios (HR) for incident type-2 diabetes over 20 years of follow-up in 815 participants of the Bruneck study according to their long-term average Lp(a)...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology
DOI: 10.1186/s12933-017-0520-z
Access Rights: Open Access


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