Sex hormones, insulin, lipids, and prevalent ischemic heart disease.

@article{Lichtenstein1987SexHI,
  title={Sex hormones, insulin, lipids, and prevalent ischemic heart disease.},
  author={Michael J. Lichtenstein and John W. G. Yarnell and Peter C Elwood and Andrew David Beswick and Peter M. Sweetnam and Vincent Marks and Derrick Teale and D Riad-fahmy},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1987},
  volume={126 4},
  pages={647-57}
}
The relations between estradiol, testosterone, insulin, lipids, and prevalent ischemic heart disease were examined using the cross-sectional data from the Caerphilly Heart Disease Study, a cohort of 2,512 men (aged 45-59 years) surveyed between 1978 and 1982. Endogenous levels of estradiol were associated directly with high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (r = 0.106, p less than 0.001), but this relation was removed after adjustment for testosterone and insulin levels. Estradiol was not… CONTINUE READING
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