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
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Assessment 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.

    Methods

    From the cohort of the 2006 and 2008 Health and Retirement Study (HRS), all

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