Sex hormone-binding globulin is a major determinant of the lipid profile: the PRIME study.

@article{Bataille2005SexHG,
  title={Sex hormone-binding globulin is a major determinant of the lipid profile: the PRIME study.},
  author={Vincent Bataille and Bertrand Perret and Alun Evans and Philippe Amouyel and Dominique Arveiler and Pierre Ducimeti{\`e}re and J. -M. Bard and Jean Ferri{\`e}res},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2005},
  volume={179 2},
  pages={369-73}
}
The prevalence of coronary heart disease is much higher in men than in women and sex hormones might play a role in these differences through their influence on the lipid profile. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to study the relationship between hormonal markers (total testosterone (TT), estradiol (E2), sex-hormone-binding globulin (SHBG)) and plasma lipids in a population-based sample. Subjects were 352 men, 50-59 years old, selected in France (Lille, Strasbourg and Toulouse) and… CONTINUE READING

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