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Gender-related associations of increased body mass index with clinical and laboratory variables in individuals with no evidence of heart disease.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia
1678-4170
Publisher
GN1 Genesis Network
Publication Date
Volume
88
Issue
6
Pages
624–629
Identifiers
PMID: 17664988
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In men and women with no evidence of heart disease, TC/HDL-C increased with body mass index in both genders. Other indices associated with BMI included serum glucose in women and age in men. Clinical and laboratory variables associated with body mass index may differ in relation to gender.

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