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Diabetes control causes favorable shift of cholesterol balance

Diabetes control causes favorable shift of cholesterol balance
By Philip Ford
15 October 2007
Atherosclerosis 2007; 194: 465-472

MedWire News: Effective control of Type 1 diabetes causes a change in lipid metabolism that makes for a less atherogenic lipid profile, results published in the journal Atherosclerosis show.

"The metabolism of different lipoproteins in Type 1 diabetes has been studied extensively, indicating abnormalities in every lipoprotein fraction, but that of cholesterol has been assayed only in five moderately small-scale studies," report Tatu Miettinen (University of Helsinki, Finland) and fellow researchers.



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