Dietary and plasma lipid, lipoprotein, and apolipoprotein profiles among elderly Hispanics and non-Hispanics and their association with diabetes.

@article{Bermudez2002DietaryAP,
  title={Dietary and plasma lipid, lipoprotein, and apolipoprotein profiles among elderly Hispanics and non-Hispanics and their association with diabetes.},
  author={Odilia I. Bermudez and Wanda Velez-Carrasco and Ernst J. Schaefer and Katherine L Tucker},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2002},
  volume={76 6},
  pages={1214-21}
}
BACKGROUND There are limited data about dietary intakes and plasma lipids of elderly US Hispanics. OBJECTIVE The disparity in prevalence of type 2 diabetes among population groups underscored our need to assess dietary and plasma risk factors for cardiovascular disease. DESIGN Plasma lipids and apolipoproteins and dietary intakes of macronutrients were measured in elderly subjects (60-98 y): 490 Hispanics of Caribbean origin (Puerto Ricans and Dominicans) and 163 non-Hispanic whites. Plasma… CONTINUE READING

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