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Nonobese, exercising children diagnosed with dyslipidemia have normal C-reactive protein

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Author(s): Miguel Arturo Salazar | Vázquez | Beatriz Yadira Salazar | Vázquez | M Intaglietta | Pedro Cabrales

Journal: Vascular Health and Risk Management
ISSN 1176-6344

Volume: 2009;
Issue: default;
Start page: 65;
Date: 2008;
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ABSTRACT
Miguel Arturo Salazar Vázquez1, Beatriz Yadira Salazar Vázquez2,3, M Intaglietta3, Pedro Cabrales41Facultad de Ciencias Químicas Gómez Palacio, Universidad Juárez del Estado de Durango, Dgo., México; 2Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Juárez del Estado de Durango, Victoria de Durango Dgo., México; 3Department of Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA; 4La Jolla Bioengineering Institute, La Jolla, CA, USAAbstract: Nonobese children age 10.4 ± 1.1 years diagnosed with dyslipidemia (n = 51) were compared to normal children age 10.8 ± 1.1 years (n = 38). Affected individuals had increased total cholesterol: 223 ± 23 vs 152 ± 17 mg/dl, p < 0.001; and decreased high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol: 41.9 ± 4.1 vs 57.6 ± 5.7 mg/dl, p < 0.001 and triglycerides: 90.8 ± 40.5 vs 65.7 ± 25.0 mg/dl, p < 0.002. Fasting glucose was also significantly elevated (p
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