A dietary and exercise intervention slows menopause-associated progression of subclinical atherosclerosis as measured by intima-media thickness of the carotid arteries.

@article{Wildman2004ADA,
  title={A dietary and exercise intervention slows menopause-associated progression of subclinical atherosclerosis as measured by intima-media thickness of the carotid arteries.},
  author={Rachel P. Wildman and Laura L. Schott and Sarah Brockwell and Lewis H. Kuller and Kim C Sutton-Tyrrell},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={579-85}
}
OBJECTIVES The object of this study was to assess the effects of menopause and a diet/exercise intervention on subclinical atherosclerosis progression. BACKGROUND Subclinical atherosclerosis has been linked to higher coronary heart disease and stroke rates and is greater among postmenopausal women according to cross-sectional analyses. Whether menopause is associated with an accelerated progression of subclinical disease is unknown, as is the extent to which lifestyle intervention can alter… CONTINUE READING