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Sex differences and cardiovascular risk
  1. A Cordero,
  2. E Alegria
  1. Department of Cardiology. Clínica Universitaria de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr Alberto Cordero
    Department of Cardiology, Clínica Universitaria de Navarra, Avda. Pio XII, 36. 31080 Pamplona, Spain; acordero{at}


Cardiovascular risk factors such as diabetes confer differing degrees of risk in men and women

  • ARIC, atherosclerosis risk in communities
  • CVRF, cardiovascular risk factors
  • HDL, high density lipoprotein
  • LDL, low density lipoprotein
  • cardiovascular risk
  • diabetes
  • hypertriglyceridaemia
  • sex differences

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