What are the racial predilections of low HDL cholesterol (hypoalphalipoproteinemia)?

Updated: May 21, 2021
  • Author: Vibhuti N Singh, MD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Hypoalphalipoproteinemia (HA) has been described in persons of all races. While no particular race predilection has been noted, some literature suggests that a higher prevalence of HA exists in Asian Indians.


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