J. N. Kiage
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Prospective cohort studyCohort studyStatinBody mass indexPolyunsaturated fat
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#1J. N. Kiage (VUMC: Vanderbilt University Medical Center)H-Index: 1
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Last. Edmond K. Kabagambe (VUMC: Vanderbilt University Medical Center)H-Index: 39
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Abstract Background and aims Consumption of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), especially the n3-series, may protect against cardiovascular disease (CVD), but recent randomized studies have failed to demonstrate these benefits. One of the prevailing hypotheses is that PUFA intake may not confer benefits beyond those provided by statins, but studies comparing statin users to non-users with regard to effects of PUFA are lacking. Methods and results Black and white men and women (n = 69,559) in th...
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