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Worldwide Trends in Cholesterol Levels

Jueves, Octubre 1, 2020

Almost 40 years of international data show that the highest mean non-HDL cholesterol levels shifted to East and Southeast Asia from high-income Western regions.

With the epidemiological transition (the movement toward noncommunicable disease with economic development), cardiovascular disease has emerged as a leading cause of death in countries with developing economies.



NEJM Journal Watch summary, reutilizado con permiso del Grupo NEJM.


Código de aprobación: PP-IMU-CHL-0007