The association between alcohol consumption and subclinical atherosclerosis is still unclear. Using data from a European multicentre study, we assess subclinical atherosclerosis and its 30-month progression by carotid intima-media thickness (C-IMT) measurements, and correlate this information with self-reported data on alcohol consumption.
Laguzzi F, Baldassarre D, Veglia F, Strawbridge RJ, Humphries SE, Rauramaa R, Smit AJ, Giral P, Silveira A, Tremoli E, Hamsten A, de Faire U, Frumento P, Leander K; IMPROVE Study group. Alcohol consumption in relation to carotid subclinical atherosclerosis and its progression: results from a European longitudinal multicentre study. Eur J Nut 2020 Mar 24. doi: 10.1007/s00394-020-02220-