Differential influence of LDL cholesterol and triglycerides on lipoprotein(a) concentrations in diabetic patients.

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between plasma lipid profiles and lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] concentrations in diabetic patients, taking into account the Lp(a) phenotype. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We included 191 consecutive diabetic outpatients (69 type 1 and 122 type 2 diabetic patients) in a cross-sectional study Serum Lp(a) was determined by… CONTINUE READING