Persistence of low HDL-C levels after weight reduction in older men with small LDL particles.

Abstract

LDL subclass pattern B is characterized by a predominance of small LDL particles (LDL peak particle size < or = 255 A) and is associated with increased plasma triglyceride (TG) and reduced HDL cholesterol (HDL-C) concentrations. This study compared the effect of weight loss on lipoprotein and glucose metabolism in 15 healthy, obese (body mass index [BMI… (More)

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