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Title : Triglycerides and Cardiovascular Risk: A cross-sectional study

Abstract :

Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Dyslipidemia in obesity is very typical, namely the occurrence of a large and rapid increase in the lipid profile, especially triglycerides (TG). most commonly used is the FRS risk score (Framingham Risk Score)., this study wanted to determine triglycerides and cardiovascular risk. This type of research was a cross-sectional research design. The research location used in this study is around the Surabaya area starting in March-July 2022. The research location was carried out in a hospital in Sidoarjo, East Java, Indonesia. The number of respondents involved in the study were 44 people. Cardiovascular risk with the FRS (Framingham risk score) assessment from the respondents was high (61.36%) and intermediate (38.635%). The average respondent's TG value was 139.05 mg/dL. Most respondents had a normal TG level with high level of FRS (17 of 44). And there was no significant relationship between TG and FRS. Need further research that affects TG and FRS due to other factors.

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