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Leading Cardiologist Joins Ontario Research Firm to Conduct New Clinical Trial on the Effect of Pantethine on Cholesterol Levels
Date:9/25/2008

xpansive ever conducted using North American subjects.

"Maintaining an optimal balance among LDL, HDL, and triglycerides is more important than simply lowering cholesterol and key to cardiovascular health," Rumberger said. "A low-fat and modified carbohydrate diet, exercise and regular consumption of dietary supplements formulated with scientifically proven, high quality ingredients can help individuals achieve a healthy blood lipid profile.

"A large body of research points to Pantethine's effectiveness in Asian and Western European populations, where oral administration of Pantethine has consistently shown an ability to favorably impact a variety of risk factors in people with hypercholesterolemia, arteriosclerosis and diabetes. The aim of the current trial is to confirm these results in a clinical setting in North America where cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death."

Founded in 1997 by three scientists associated with the Centre for Human Nutrition at The University of Western Ontario, KGK maintains a global reputation for uncompromising science focused on nutraceutical, biotechnology and pharmaceutical product research.

"Our team of research experts is devoted to discovering the unique properties inherent in natural products that enhance and promote a healthy lifestyle," said KGK President and Chief Executive Officer Najla Guthrie. "Our in-house lab and clinic along with our location at a leading

scientific and medical research center ensure timely and conclusive research results overseen by leading physicians in the area of study."

Daiichi Fine Chemical is a global leader in researching the use of pantethine. By commissioning this new clinical trial, Daiichi signals its continued support of research that takes into account lifestyle changes and breakthrough discoveries that may impact the role Pantethine can play in enhancing cardiovascular health.

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