Predictive value of serum apolipoprotein B/LDL-cholesterol ratio in cardiometabolic risk: population-based cohort study.

OBJECTIVES We determined the independent predictive value of serum apolipoprotein (apo) B/LDL-cholesterol ratio for the risk of diabetes, metabolic syndrome (MetS) and coronary heart disease (CHD). DESIGN AND METHODS Prediction of incident cases was assessed in 2466 adults at 7 years' follow-up. RESULTS ApoB/LDL ratio was independently associated log… CONTINUE READING