Aayush D. Visaria, Priyanka Raju, Joel James, Karen K. Khangura, Sumaiya Islam, Amir Amanullah, Pooja Polamarasetti, performed a study to determine whether total bilirubin (TBili) was inversely associated with dyslipidemia and if total testosterone (TT) confounded this association.


The mechanism for the association between total bilirubin (TBili) and dyslipidemia remains unclear. Total testosterone (TT) has been implicated in reducing bilirubin conjugation and decreasing atherogenic lipids. We hypothesized that 1) TBili was inversely associated with dyslipidemia, and 2) TT confounded this association.

Aayush Visaria, MPH1, Priyanka Raju, BA2, Joel James, BA3, Sumaiya Islam, BA3, Karen K. Khangura, BA4, Amir Amanullah, BA5, Pooja Polamarasetti, BA6. 1Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA, 2Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA, 3City University of New York School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA, 4Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Smith, AR, USA, 5Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 6Wayne State School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA.

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