Abnormalities in apo B-containing lipoproteins in diabetes and atherosclerosis.

  title={Abnormalities in apo B-containing lipoproteins in diabetes and atherosclerosis.},
  author={Gerald H. Tomkin and Daphne Owens},
  journal={Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews},
  volume={17 1},
Atherosclerosis is the major cause of death in patients with diabetes. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) being the most important cholesterol-carrying lipoprotein has been studied extensively in both diabetes and non-diabetes. This paper reviews the literature but also focuses on the precursors of LDL and in particular the postprandial apo B-containing lipoproteins. Abnormalities in the postprandial lipoproteins and alteration in chylomicron assembly and clearance are discussed and the evidence… CONTINUE READING


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