Cholesterol metabolism in type 1 diabetes.

  title={Cholesterol metabolism in type 1 diabetes.},
  author={H Gylling and Juha Tuominen and Veikko A. Koivisto and Tatu A. Miettinen},
  volume={53 9},
Little information is available on cholesterol absorption and synthesis in human type 1 diabetes. We studied these variables using serum cholesterol precursor sterol ratios to cholesterol as surrogate markers of cholesterol synthesis and those of cholestanol and plant sterols to reflect cholesterol absorption in seven type 1 diabetic subjects and in five age- and body weight-matched control subjects. Total and lipoprotein cholesterol levels were similar, but triglycerides in intermediate… CONTINUE READING
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