Either cholesterol or apolipoprotein levels can be used to determine risk for CVD; triglycerides are not useful

McQueen, Matthew J.; Sniderman, Allan
February 2010
ACP Journal Club;2/16/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 2, p11
Academic Journal
The article focuses on studies related to major effects of lipids and apolipoproteins on risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). A study was conducted on 302 430 adults with no history of CVD. It was found that either cholesterol levels or apolipoprotein levels can be used to determine risk for cardiovascular disease events.


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