TABLE 3

Published studies on serum CRP and risk of diabetes

Study nameStudy designDiabetic/nondiabetic (n)*
Cardiovascular Heart Study (CHS)Follow-up45/4,436
Women’s Health Study (WHS)Nested case-control188/362
West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study (WOSCOPS)Follow-up127/5,118
Japanese Americans StudyFollow-up122/825
Nurses’ Health Study (NHS)Nested case-control737/785
Mexico City Diabetes StudyFollow-up86/1,158
Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study (IRAS)Follow-up144/903
Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC)Case cohort581/572
Monica Augsburg Cohort Study (MONICA)Follow-up101/1,951
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    * Nondiabetic is the number of control subjects in the case-control studies. In cohort studies, it does not contain the diabetic cases.