Saturated fat intake and insulin resistance in men with coronary artery disease. The Stanford Coronary Risk Intervention Project Investigators and Staff.

@article{Maron1991SaturatedFI,
  title={Saturated fat intake and insulin resistance in men with coronary artery disease. The Stanford Coronary Risk Intervention Project Investigators and Staff.},
  author={David J. Maron and Joan M. Fair and William L. Haskell},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1991},
  volume={84 5},
  pages={2020-7}
}
BACKGROUND To determine whether there is an association between diet and plasma insulin concentration that is independent of obesity, we studied the relation of dietary composition and caloric intake to obesity and plasma insulin concentrations in 215 nondiabetic men aged 32-74 years with angiographically proven coronary artery disease. METHODS AND RESULTS After adjusting for age, the intake of saturated fatty acids and cholesterol were positively correlated (p less than 0.05) with body mass… CONTINUE READING

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