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Correlation of Serum Gamma Glutamyl Transferase with Atherogenic Dyslipidemia in Obese Individuals

@inproceedings{Latha2015CorrelationOS,
  title={Correlation of Serum Gamma Glutamyl Transferase with Atherogenic Dyslipidemia in Obese Individuals},
  author={P. Josephine Latha and Sivamani Ganesan},
  year={2015}
}
Obesity is one of the major public health concerns and is a growing epidemic in the present scenario. Recent studies have shown increased association of the medical complications of obesity with gamma glutamyl transferase(GGT) levels. Some studies have also found that obese individuals with high normal serum γglutamyltransferase (GGT) activity are associated with the risk of type 2 diabetes. Moreover GGT activity in atherosclerotic plaques has also been proved recently. In the present study we… CONTINUE READING

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