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OBJECTIVE The increased risk of coronary heart disease associated with type 2 diabetes may be partially explained by dyslipidemia characterized by high plasma triacylglycerol (TAG), low HDL cholesterol, and a predominance of atherogenic small dense LDLs. Fish oil reduces plasma TAG and has previously been shown to improve the distribution of LDL subclasses(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare direct-measured HDL cholesterol with HDL cholesterol measured by a precipitation method. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We compared a homogeneous assay for direct HDL cholesterol analysis with the phosphotungstic acid magnesium chloride precipitation method in 55 type 1 diabetic patients, 70 type 2 diabetic patients, and 82 nondiabetic(More)
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