Relationship between low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and metabolic syndrome in Turkish patients

Uzunlulu M. , OĞUZ A. , Tınazlı M., Takır M., Eker P.

ACTA CARDIOLOGICA, vol.60, no.5, pp.532-536, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.2143/ac.60.5.2004975
  • Title of Journal : ACTA CARDIOLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.532-536


Objective - It is stated that high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) levels are low in Turkish people and that this may be related to genetic factors. Low HDL-C is a parameter of the metabolic syndrome (MetS). In this study, the relationship between low HDL-C levels and MetS has been investigated.