Carbohydrate-deficient transferrin and gamma-glutamyltransferase are inversely associated with lipid markers of cardiovascular risk.

@article{Nikkari1998CarbohydratedeficientTA,
  title={Carbohydrate-deficient transferrin and gamma-glutamyltransferase are inversely associated with lipid markers of cardiovascular risk.},
  author={Seppo T Nikkari and Tommi A Koivu and Petra Anttila and I Raunio and Pekka Sillanaukee},
  journal={European journal of clinical investigation},
  year={1998},
  volume={28 10},
  pages={793-7}
}
BACKGROUND A variety of epidemiological studies have suggested a U-shaped association between alcohol consumption and atherosclerosis progression and incidence events. Moderate intake of alcohol is considered beneficial, whereas heavy drinking increases cardiovascular disease risk. METHODS Alcohol and cardiovascular risk-related laboratory tests were carried out in 70 consecutive male employees in connection with an occupational health survey in 1996. Carbohydrate-deficient transferrin (CDT… CONTINUE READING

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