Positive Relationship between Serum Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels and Visceral Fat in a Chinese Nondiabetic Population

@inproceedings{Luo2014PositiveRB,
  title={Positive Relationship between Serum Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels and Visceral Fat in a Chinese Nondiabetic Population},
  author={Yuqi Luo and Xiaojing Ma and Yun Shen and Yaping Hao and Yaqin Hu and Yunfeng Xiao and Yuqian Bao and Weiping Jia},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND It has been reported that obesity and serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-c) are important risk factors of cardiovascular disease (CVD). It is recognized that regionalized adiposity has different cardiovascular risk, visceral versus subcutaneous, is a better predictor of CVD. However, the relationship between regionalized adiposity and LDL-c is unclear. The present study was designed to investigate the relationship between visceral fat accumulation and serum LDL-c levels… CONTINUE READING