The goal of the study was to analyze the impact of overweight on lipid and apolipoprotein A-I and B (apoA-I, apoB) profiles in the women's blood serum.
MATERIAL AND METHODS
Seventy-five women without any symptoms of coronary heart disease were examined. Women were divided into two groups: those with normal weight and the body mass index (BMI) less than 25 (n=34, BMI 22.3+/-1.5; mean age 62+/-8.7 years) and overweight women (n=41, BMI 29.7+/-3.7; mean age 59+/-9.4). Weight and height… CONTINUE READING