The results suggest a divergence in the relationship between fasting LDL-C and postprandial TAG with age and menopausal status that may reflect differences in the metabolic effects of age and the menopause on these lipid risk markers or a greater impact of early oestrogen decline on pathways of TAG rather than LDL metabolism.
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