[Familial hypobetalipoproteinaemia and diabetes mellitus (author's transl)].


In a 60-year-old patient with manifest diabetes mellitus and in his 63-year-old brother with latent diabetes mellitus hypobeta-lipoproteinaemia was diagnosed. Cholesterol values were around 1,8 mmol/1 in whole serum samples. The LDL-cholesterol fraction was 1,04 mmol/1. The beta-lipoprotein band in the lipoprotein electrophoresis was markedly reduced… (More)