Dyslipidemia as a risk factor at elderly age.

@article{Wenger2004DyslipidemiaAA,
  title={Dyslipidemia as a risk factor at elderly age.},
  author={Nanette K Wenger},
  journal={The American journal of geriatric cardiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={13 3 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          4-9
        }
}
Although the relative risk of high total cholesterol or low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol decreases with advancing age, this is offset by the greater absolute and attributable risk in an elderly population. Abnormal lipid levels are associated with increased coronary risk in an elderly population, and both increased total and decreased high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels predict coronary death at elderly age. About one third of elderly men and one half of elderly women have… CONTINUE READING

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