New criteria of normal serum lipid levels in Japanese children: the nationwide study.

  title={New criteria of normal serum lipid levels in Japanese children: the nationwide study.},
  author={Tomoo Okada and Mitsunori Murata and Kuniaki Yamauchi and Kensuke Harada},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  volume={44 6},
AIM To make new criteria of serum lipid levels in current Japanese children using the large nationwide data provided from Japan Association of Health Service for the analysis. METHODS The subjects were schoolchildren who received screening and care programs for lifestyle related diseases since 1993-1999. Serum total cholesterol (TC), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDLC) and triglyceride (TG) levels were measured, and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDLC) levels were calculated… CONTINUE READING

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