Low Nonfasting Triglycerides and Reduced All-Cause Mortality: A Mendelian Randomization Study

Study Questions:

Elevated fasting triglycerides are a marker of increased triglyceride-rich very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) remnant particles and a risk marker for ischemic vascular disease. Are lifelong reduced concentrations of triglycerides on a genetic basis associated with reduced all-cause mortality?