Association of waist circumference with ApoB to ApoAI ratio in black and white Americans

@article{Okosun1999AssociationOW,
  title={Association of waist circumference with ApoB to ApoAI ratio in black and white Americans},
  author={Ike Solomon Okosun and T. Elaine Prewitt and Youlian Liao and R. Cooper},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={1999},
  volume={23},
  pages={498-504}
}
BACKGROUND: Although numerous studies have demonstrated obesity as an aspect of the insulin resistance syndrome in cardiovascular disease (CVD), the mechanism is not clear. Central adiposity, acting through many CVD risk factors, including, plasma glucose, insulin, total cholesterol, low density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) and lipoprotein moities-apolipoprotein B (ApoB), apolipoprotein A-I (ApoAI), by atherogenic and thrombotic mechanisms has been proposed as a possible mechanism. In this… CONTINUE READING