Risk factors for atherosclerosis in students of a private university in São Paulo-Brazil.

  title={Risk factors for atherosclerosis in students of a private university in S{\~a}o Paulo-Brazil.},
  author={L{\^e}da Maria Rabelo and Rafael Mu{\~n}oz Viana and M A Schimith and Rose Vega Patin and Mara A Valverde and R C Denadai and Anne Cleary and Samir Lemes and C do R Auriemo and Mauro Fisberg and Tania Leme da Rocha Martinez},
  journal={Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia},
  volume={72 5},
OBJECTIVE To characterize the risk profile for atherosclerosis (AS) in adolescents and young adults of a private university in São Paulo. METHODS Clinical, nutritional, and laboratory parameters were evaluated in 209 students of both genders aged 17 to 25 years. In addition to determination of the lipid profile, the association of its abnormal values with other risk factors for AS was also investigated. RESULTS Increased levels of total cholesterol, LDL-C and triglycerides (TG) were… CONTINUE READING


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