Lp (a) lipoprotein and impaired glucose tolerance: Association poorly investigated

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6921.136 (Published 08 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:136
  1. A C G Uprichard,
  2. L Shurzinske
  1. 2800 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA

    EDITOR, - M Farrer and colleagues recently investigated the association between impaired glucose tolerance and Lp(a) lipoprotein concentration in relation to coronary artery disease.1 Although the subject was reasonable to investigate, we were disturbed by the statistical methods they used and by the conclusions they drew. In particular, the study design did not directly address the specific objectiveof assessing the relation …

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