Excess body weight. An under-recognized contributor to dyslipidemia in white American women.

@article{Denke1994ExcessBW,
  title={Excess body weight. An under-recognized contributor to dyslipidemia in white American women.},
  author={Margo A. Denke and Christopher T Sempos and Scott M Grundy},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={154 4},
  pages={401-10}
}
BACKGROUND Whether the association between excess body weight and dyslipidemia is consistent across different age ranges in women has yet to be determined. METHODS The relationship between body weight adjusted for height as calculated by body mass index (BMI; kilograms per square meter) and serum lipid and lipoprotein levels in white women was examined using cross-sectional data from the Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Mean lipid levels were determined for six… CONTINUE READING

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