Journal article

High density lipoprotein-cholesterol levels increase with age in American women but not in Hong Kong Chinese women

Bernard MY Cheung, Mingfang Li, Kwok Leung Ong, Nelson MS Wat, Sidney Tam, Richard WC Pang, G Neil Thomas, Jean Woo, Edward D Janus, Chu Pak Lau, Tai Hing Lam, Karen SL Lam

Clinical Endocrinology | WILEY | Published : 2009

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Hong Kong Research Grants Council


Awarded by Health Care & Promotion Fund Committee Research


Funding Acknowledgements

The Hong Kong Cardiovascular Risk Factor Prevalence Study-2 (CRISPS2) was supported by a Hong Kong Research Grants Council grant (#7229/01 m). The project titled 'Impaired glucose tolerance as a precursor of diabetes and hypertension in Hong Kong Chinese', which followed a cohort of 434 subjects with impaired glucose tolerance identified in the Hong Kong Cardiovascular Risk Factor Prevalence Study 1995-1996, was supported by a Health Care & Promotion Fund Committee Research Grant (#212907), Hong Kong. JLF Lo, DFY Chau and CY Law were the research nurses involved with the clinical study of the subjects. DYB Man compiled the database.BMY Cheung and CP Lau were investigators in a clinical study involving Niaspan funded by Merck.