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Effect of abdominal obesity on insulin resistance and the components of the metabolic syndrome: Evidence supporting obesity as the central feature
(F D-Communications Inc., 2003)
Background: Metabolic syndrome includes abdominal obesity diabetes type 2 hypertension dyslipidemia derangements of fibrinolysis and atherosclerosis. Since abdominal obesity is one of the major components of the insulin ...
Lipoprotein lipase gene polymorphism and lipid profile in coronary artery disease
(COLL AMER PATHOLOGISTS, 2004)
Context.-Lipoprotein lipase (LPL) plays a central role in lipid metabolism hydrolyzing triglyceride in chylomicrons and very-low-density lipoproteins. The PvuII polymorphic variant of LPL gene is common and might affect ...