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Lipid-based versus body-mass-index based method for assessing cardiovascular risk
- At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
- Type: Poster
- By: WAHEEDI, Salah (Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University)
- Co-author(s): Salah Waheedi: Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Peter Batra: College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan, United States
Karen Farris: College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan, United States
BackgroundAssessment of cardiovascular risk is the basis for identifying individuals at risk and providing the necessary interventions. Since blood sampling is not always convenient, we compared the risk prediction of BMI based method with the lipid based method.
MethodsFrom the cohort of the 2006 and 2008 Health and Retirement Study (HRS), all.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.
Last update 4 October 2019