Table 6

Changes in blood pressure and bood chemistry by treatment group over time

Baseline

3 Month

9 Month


LD

RD

LD

RD

LD

RD


SBP

125.2 ± 13.0

125.4 ± 12.8

117.4 ± 9.8

116.7 ± 11.3

118.8 ± 10.8*

116.9 ± 10.4*


DBP

82.1 ± 8.5

83.2 ± 9.1

77.4 ± 8.4

77.6 ± 7.8

78.4 ± 8.7*

77.9 ± 8.2*


Cholesterol

201.3 ± 37.1

202.7 ± 35.1

170.1 ± 32.5

176.0 ± 36.4

191.7 ± 34.5*

195.9 ± 34.4*


HDL

52.7 ± 14.3

50.2 ± 12.3

47.3 ± 11.2

46.8 ± 9.9

54.1 ± 12.6*

53.9 ± 12.4*


LDL

118.5 ± 30.6

121.4 ± 31.4

101.2 ± 26.7

106.6 ± 30.7

113.5 ± 30.8*

116.7 ± 32.2*


Triglycerides

150.5 ± 88.6

154.1 ± 88.3

106.1 ± 47.6

111.7 ± 47.6

119.1 ± 53.2

123.0 ± 59.2


Glucose

94.0 ± 20.1

92.1 ± 8.8

88.4 ± 7.5

88.8 ± 7.7

90.8 ± 15.1

90.0 ± 8.2


Insulin

10.6 ± 7.2

10.3 ± 5.0

6.9 ± 4.0

7.2 ± 4.5

7.8 ± 4.2

7.7 ± 4.2


Values are means ± standard deviation. LD = low dairy; RD = recommended dairy. There were no significant differences in the baseline to 3 months changes between groups. *Significant change from 3 to 9 months within treatment group (p < 0.05). There were no significant differences in change from 3 to 9 months between treatment group.

Zemel et al. Nutrition & Metabolism 2008 5:28   doi:10.1186/1743-7075-5-28

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