Hypertriglyceridemic waist: A marker of the atherogenic metabolic triad (hyperinsulinemia; hyperapolipoprotein B; small, dense LDL) in men?

  title={Hypertriglyceridemic waist: A marker of the atherogenic metabolic triad (hyperinsulinemia; hyperapolipoprotein B; small, dense LDL) in men?},
  author={Isabelle Lemieux and Agn{\'e}s Pascot and Charles Couillard and Beno{\^i}t Lamarche and Andr{\'e} Tchernof and Natalie Alm{\'e}ras and Jean Bergeron and Daniel Gaudet and G{\'e}rald Tremblay and Denis Prud'homme and André Nadeau and J-P. Després},
  volume={102 2},
BACKGROUND The present study tested the hypothesis that simple variables, such as waist circumference and fasting plasma triglyceride (TG) concentrations, could be used as screening tools for the identification of men characterized by a metabolic triad of nontraditional risk factors (elevated insulin and apolipoprotein [apo] B and small, dense LDL particles). METHODS AND RESULTS Results of the metabolic study (study 1) conducted on 185 healthy men indicate that a large proportion (>80%) of… 

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