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Bilirubin - CVD and diabetes

Discussion in 'Prediabetes' started by Sapien, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. Sapien

    Sapien Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I had a blood test this week which came back with slightly elevated bilirubin - just over the reference range.

    My initial reaction was not good. Then I did some searching and found this:

    https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphar.2012.00055/full

    Maybe slightly high bilirubin (or at least at the upper end of the reference range) might actually be good as there appears to be an inverse relationship between bilirubin and CVD / diabetes risk.
     
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  2. lost_a_stone

    lost_a_stone Prediabetes · Member

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    Ummm, I have high bilirubin and am pre-diabetic too with no other risk factors or family history so not sure.....
     
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