Lipid metabolism alterations in normotensive subjects with positive family history of hypertension.

@article{Lopes1997LipidMA,
  title={Lipid metabolism alterations in normotensive subjects with positive family history of hypertension.},
  author={Heno Ferreira Lopes and H{\'e}lio Bernardes Silva and Janir Alves Soares and Barbosa Filho and Fernanda Marciano Consolim-Colombo and Dante Marcelo Artigas Giorgi and Eduardo Moacyr Krieger},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={1997},
  volume={30 3 Pt 2},
  pages={629-31}
}
Metabolic abnormalities are usually reported in hypertensive patients. These metabolic alterations seem to begin in childhood. The young offspring of hypertensive parents have not been studied thoroughly for metabolic alterations. The aim of this study was to examine the level of total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, VLDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, uric acid, glycemia, aldosterone, and plasma renin activity in a population of 42 young, slender normotensive subjects with positive family history… CONTINUE READING

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