Ethnic difference in sex gap in high-density lipoprotein cholesterol between Asian Indians and Whites.

@article{Chandalia2008EthnicDI,
  title={Ethnic difference in sex gap in high-density lipoprotein cholesterol between Asian Indians and Whites.},
  author={Manisha S. Chandalia and Viswanathan Mohan and Beverley Adams-Huet and R Manasa Deepa and Nicola Abate},
  journal={Journal of investigative medicine : the official publication of the American Federation for Clinical Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={574-80}
}
OBJECTIVE To study whether low plasma high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) reported in Asian Indians is common in both men and women when compared with whites and whether it is related to increased body mass index (BMI) and plasma triglyceride concentration. DESIGN We evaluated the lipid profile and prevalence of low HDL-C (<40 mg/dL in men and <50 mg/dL in women) in the following cohorts of normoglycemic 1404 men and 1817 women: Asian Indians living in rural India; urban Chennai… CONTINUE READING

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