Heart disease risk-factor status and dietary changes in the Cretan population over the past 30 y: the Seven Countries Study.

@article{Kafatos1997HeartDR,
  title={Heart disease risk-factor status and dietary changes in the Cretan population over the past 30 y: the Seven Countries Study.},
  author={Anthony George Kafatos and A Diacatou and G E Voukiklaris and N G Nikolakakis and John Vlachonikolis and Daphne Kounali and George D Mamalakis and Anastasios S Dontas},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1997},
  volume={65 6},
  pages={1882-6}
}
A follow-up study was conducted to identify the heart disease risk-factor status and dietary changes of surviving elderly subjects in Crete who took part in the Seven Countries Study in 1960. In 1991, data were obtained from 245 of the 686 original male participants (169 of the original 40-49-y age group and 76 men 50-59 y age group). In 1991, the men were 70-79 and 80-89 y old. There was a significant (11.5%) increase in serum total cholesterol concentrations between 1960 and 1991. Body mass… CONTINUE READING
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