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hyperlipidaemia

An abnormal increase in the levels of fats (lipids), including cholesterol, in the blood. This may be of dietary origin or may be due to PANCREATITIS or bile system disorder or may be a dangerous familial disorder of dominant inheritance. Most people with familial hyperlipidaemia develop serious coronary artery disease before the age of 50.

hy·per·lip·id·e·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-lip'i-dē'mē-ă)
Elevated levels of lipids in the blood plasma.
Synonym(s): hyperlipidaemia.
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The proposed mechanism of the hypoglycaemic effect of coriander, which justifies its use in ethnomedicine for diabetes, involves the normalisation of glycaemia and decreasing elevated levels of insulin, low density lipoproteins (LDL), cholesterol and triglycerides in obese, hyperglycaemic and hyperlipidaemic animal models (Chithra and Leelamma, 1999; Aissaoui et al.
Therapeutic plasma exchange in patients with hyperlipidaemic pamncreatitis.
Kim et al In this study, the frequencies of 2/E3, E3/E4 (1993) (104) were high in hyperlipidaemic cardiovascular disease patients.
43) In this study, combined hyperlipidaemic subjects following the American Heart Association Step 1 diet for six weeks showed an increase in LDL cholesterol levels of 0.
Results: Of the total, there were 50(53%) normolipidaemic patients and 45(47%) hyperlipidaemic ones.
Group A was kept as normal control, groups B, C, D and E were given hyperlipidaemic diet for six weeks.
Wolever & colleagues (118) in their studies in normal, diabetic and hyperlipidaemic subjects showed that low GI diets reduced mean blood glucose concentrations, reduced insulin secretion and serum triglycerides in individuals with hypertriglyceridaemia.
Alpha-Tocopherol and Astaxanthin Decrease Macrophage Infiltration, Apoptosis and Vulnerability in Atheroma of Hyperlipidaemic Rabbits," Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology 37(5), 969-978 (2004).
Pronounced lowering of serum levels of lipoprotein Lp(a) in hyperlipidaemic subjects treated with nicotinic acid.
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Objective: To evaluate the anti-dyslipidaemic effects of pioglitazone in diet-induced non-diabetic hyperlipidaemic rats and to compare them with gemfibrozil.