Lipid profile studies in long term thiazide treated hypertensives.

  title={Lipid profile studies in long term thiazide treated hypertensives.},
  author={R A Rao and Belle M Hegde and E K Bhat and U Vidyavathi and Rumya R Rao},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  volume={67 789},
Serum cholesterol and its subfractions were estimated in 23 patients on thiazide diuretics, for treatment of mild hypertension, for at least 30 months. The results were compared with those obtained in a matched set of 25 untreated mild hypertensives. It was found that while there was no difference in the level of total cholesterol, the LDL-cholesterol was significantly lower and HDL-cholesterol significantly higher in the treated group. It was also found that the total:LDL-cholesterol ratio was… CONTINUE READING

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