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Insulin resistance, impaired postprandial lipid metabolism and abdominal obesity. A deadly triad.

Abstract:

OBJECTIVE: To review three 'emerging risk factors' for coronary heart disease, the physiological and pathophysiological mechanisms involved, and their inter-relationships. BACKGROUND: Classical risk factors for coronary heart disease cannot adequately explain the high incidence of this disease. Abdominal obesity and impaired postprandial lipid metabolism have long been recognised as associates of coronary heart disease but only relatively recently has their importance as risk markers been es...

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10.1159/000066414

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
Volume:
11 Suppl 2
Issue:
SUPPL. 2
Pages:
31-40
Publication date:
2002
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EISSN:
1423-0151
ISSN:
1011-7571
URN:
uuid:53f9bb10-91a6-471d-94f5-14f5382f83c7
Source identifiers:
17519
Local pid:
pubs:17519

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