[Disorders of lipid metabolism in diabetes mellitus].

  title={[Disorders of lipid metabolism in diabetes mellitus].},
  author={Georg Biesenbach},
  journal={Wiener medizinische Wochenschrift. Supplement},
Diabetes mellitus is the most frequent endogenous cause of fat metabolism-disorder. In diabetics the risk for arteriosclerosis is significantly higher and the clinical significance of hyperlipidemia should be estimated more serious as in non-diabetics. The predominant abnormality of fat metabolism in diabetes is hypertriglyceridemia due to an increase of triglyceride-carrying lipoproteins, the chylomicrons and the very-low-density lipoproteins. In type I-diabetics the decisive pathogenetic… CONTINUE READING