Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 14th, 2003
"This finding suggests that the inflammatory component of heart disease might be present very early in life," said Earl S. Ford, MD, MPH, medical officer in the Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.
Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of overall body fatness. Among the study participants, blood levels of CRP increased as BMI increased.
"These findings are interesting from...
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