Journal article

Australian Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders have an atherogenic lipid profile that is characterised by low HDL-cholesterol level and small LDL particles

DN O'Neal, LS Piers, DM Iser, KG Rowley, AJ Jenkins, JD Best, K O'Dea

Atherosclerosis | ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD | Published : 2008


Awarded by NHMRC

Funding Acknowledgements

We acknowledge the Councils, Health Services and members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities who participated ill this study, and Rotary Club members and patients who volunteered to participate. We thank Mr. George Dragicevic for excellent technical assistance and method development, our collaborators, Dympna Leonard. Robyn McDermott. Sabina Knight. Phillip Mills, and the many people who assisted with fieldwork and laboratory analyses. This work was funded by a grant from NHMRC (#954605). KGR was a VicHealth Public Health Research Fellow.