Elevated LDL-Cholesterol level predicts diabetes in centrally obese women but not men - Relative roles of insulin resistance and central obesity

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Onat A., Hergenq G., Sari I., Karabulut A. , Can G.

CIRCULATION JOURNAL, cilt.71, sa.9, ss.1463-1467, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 71 Konu: 9
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1253/circj.71.1463
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1463-1467


Background The aim was to investigate the sex-specific effect of hypercholesterolemia interacting with abdominal obesity (AO) in predicting Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). The 3,048 participants (aged :28 years) were free of DM at baseline, a representative sample of Turkish adults and were evaluated prospectively.