C-reactive protein and lipid parameters in older persons aged 80 years and older.

OBJECTIVES Aims of the study were 1) to investigate the association of C-reactive protein (CRP) with lipid (i.e. total, LDL, and HDL cholesterol, triglycerides) concentrations, and to evaluate their predictive value for mortality in very old subjects. DESIGN Cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses in a prospective cohort study. SETTING Participants… CONTINUE READING