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, vol.71, no.9, pp.1463-1467, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 71 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1253/circj.71.1463
  • Title of Journal : CIRCULATION JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.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.