Differential response of high-density lipoproteins to first-step lipid-lowering diet according to their initial level.


BACKGROUND A lipid-lowering diet has been shown to lower total cholesterol but also high-density-lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol. The effect of the first-step lipid-lowering diet (as suggested by the European Atherosclerosis Society) on HDL levels was studied in 129 Greek patients aged 52.7 +/- 9.8 years, of whom 78 were men and 51 women of similar ages… (More)


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