The association of fetuin-a with cardiovascular disease mortality in older community-dwelling adults: the rancho bernardo study

JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 05/11/2012

Low fetuin–A levels predicted greater risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality in older adults without diabetes, but were associated with reduced risk of CVD death in those with diabetes. Fetuin–A may provide novel insight into mechanisms leading to CVD death in those with versus without diabetes.

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