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Table 2 Revised diagnosis for abnormal glucose regulation after OGTT and HbA1C tests for subjects with cardiac syndrome X vs. coronary artery disease (status without known diabetes mellitus)

From: Post-challenge insulin concentration is useful for differentiating between coronary artery disease and cardiac syndrome X in subjects without known diabetes mellitus

  CSX
(N = 92)
CAD
(N = 145)
p
Normal (N) (%)
(normal fasting glucose, OGTT & HbA1C)
16 (17.4%) 13 (9.0%) <0.001
Newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus (N)(%) (fasting glucose, OGTT or HbA1C) 9 (9.8%) 45 (31.0%)  
Pre-diabetes (N) (%) 67 (72.8%) 87 (60.0%)  
IFG (N) 8 9  
IGT (N) 23 34  
IFG + IGT (N) 11 16  
HbA1C (5.7–6.4%) (N) 55 83  
  1. CAD coronary artery disease, CSX cardiac syndrome X, HbA 1C glycated hemoglobin, IFG impaired fasting glucose, IGT impaired glucose tolerance, OGTT oral glucose tolerance test