Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels are associated with insulin-like growth factor-1 in short-stature children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study

@article{Zhao2019LowdensityLC,
  title={Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels are associated with insulin-like growth factor-1 in short-stature children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study},
  author={Qianqian Zhao and Yingzhe Jiang and Mei Zhang and Yuntian Chu and Baolan Ji and H. Pan and B. Ban},
  journal={Lipids in Health and Disease},
  year={2019},
  volume={18}
}
BackgroundElevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels in childhood have recently been found to be the strongest predictive risk factor for coronary artery disease in adulthood. There is an increased level of LDL-C in children and adolescents with short stature. However, the underlying factors associated with increased LDL-C levels in children and adolescents with short stature are unknown. In addition, the insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) level in the short-stature… Expand
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