Lymphocyte T subset counts in children with hypercholesterolemia receiving dietary therapy.


BACKGROUND In children with hypercholesterolemia, dietary therapy is indicated; however, we do not know if a low-fat diet can modify some organic functions, i.e. immune function. METHODS 42 children with hypercholesterolemia received a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet during 6 months. At baseline and after the treatment period, we determined a lipoprotein… (More)