Atherogenic Index as a Predictor of Cardiovascular Risk among Women with Different Grades of Obesity

  title={Atherogenic Index as a Predictor of Cardiovascular Risk among Women with Different Grades of Obesity},
  author={Pallavi Shantkumar Kanthe and Bheemshetty S. Patil and Shrilaxmi C Bagali and Anita Satish Deshpande and Gouhar Banu Shaikh and Manjunatha R. Aithala},
Background: Overweight and obesity represent a rapidly growing threat to the healthy populations in an increasing number of countries. Obesity is thought to have a greater influence on cardiovascular diseases. Aims & Objective: Aim of present study was to assess an atherogenic index and lipid profile in obese women and to compare the same with non-obese women aged 40-55 years as above mentioned parameters are associated with increased risk for cardiovascular diseases. Materials & Methods: A… CONTINUE READING


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