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Simple tests could signal and prevent heart disease in women, says Pittsburgh researcher

any red flags, therapeutic interventions can be initiated immediately.

"There are very effective therapies, both pharmacological and nonpharmacological, to prevent the progression of insulin resistance, the development of small and numerous LDL particles and, potentially, the progression of atherosclerosis," said Dr. Kuller. These interventions are now being tested in Pittsburgh as part of the Woman On the Move through Activity and Nutrition (WOMAN) study, which Dr. Kuller is leading.


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Contact: Kathryn Duda
DudaK@upmc.edu
412-624-2607
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
11-Nov-2003


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