Impact of obesity on lipid profiles in middle-aged women.

  title={Impact of obesity on lipid profiles in middle-aged women.},
  author={Arūnas Maksvytis and Donatas Stakisaitis},
  volume={40 6},
OBJECTIVE 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
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