Skip navigation
Skip navigation

An adverse lipid profile and increased levels of adiposity significantly predict clinical course after a first demyelinating event

Tettey, Prudence; Simpson, Steve; Taylor, Bruce; Ponsonby, Anne-Louise; Lucas, Robyn; Dwyer, Terry; Kostner, Karam; Van Der Mei, Ingrid


ABSTRACT Objective To investigate the prospective associations between adiposity and lipid-related variables and conversion to multiple sclerosis (MS), time to subsequent relapse and progression in disability. Methods A cohort of 279 participants with a first clinical diagnosis of central nervous system demyelination was prospectively followed to 5-year review. Height, weight, waist and hip circumference were measured, and serum samples taken for measurement of lipids and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1136/jnnp-2016-315037


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Tettey_An_adverse_lipid_profile_and_2017.pdf528.02 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator