Postprandial lipaemia in menopausal women with metabolic syndrome.

BACKGROUND The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is associated with an increased incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD). Postprandial hypertriglyceridaemia is also associated with CHD. The aim of this study was to evaluate the postprandial lipaemia after an oral fat tolerance test (OFTT) in women with MetS. METHODS OFTT, was given to 21 menopausal women with… CONTINUE READING