Browsing by Author "Palaoğlu, K. Erhan"
Modulation of high-density lipoproteins in a population in Istanbul Turkey with low levels of high-density lipoproteins Authors:Mahley, Robert W.; Can, Selçuk; Özbayrakçı, Sinan; Bersot, Thomas P.; Tanir, Sibel; Palaoğlu, K. Erhan; Pepin, Guy M.
Publisher and Date:(EXCERPTA MEDICA INC, 2005)The extent to which high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol levels can be increased in patients with low HDL cholesterol is important because low HDL cholesterol levels increase the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). During the past 14 years we have assessed risk factors in Turks a population in which extremely low HDL cholesterol levels (mean 36 mg/dl in men 42 mg/dl in women) are a prime CHD risk factor. Although genetically determined to a significant extent these low HDL cholesterol ...
Short term effects of a low-carbohydrate diet in overweight and obese subjects with low HDL-C levels Authors:Can, Ahmet Selçuk; Uysal, Canan; Palaoğlu, K. Erhan
Publisher and Date:(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2010)Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate short-term effects of a low-carbohydrate diet in overweight and obese subjects with low HDL-C levels. Methods: Overweight (BMI between 25-30 kg/m(2)) or obese (BMI over 30 kg/m(2)) subjects with low HDL-C levels (men with HDL-C < 1.03 women < 1.29 mmol/l) were invited to the study. A 1400 kcal 75-gram carbohydrate (CHO) diet was given to women and an 1800 kcal 100-gram CHO diet was given to men for four weeks. The distribution of daily energy of ...