Evaluation of non-HDL-c and total cholesterol: HDL-c ratio as cumulative marker of cardiovascular risk in diabetes mellitus.

@article{Aryal2010EvaluationON,
  title={Evaluation of non-HDL-c and total cholesterol: HDL-c ratio as cumulative marker of cardiovascular risk in diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Madhukar Aryal and Anju Poudel and B Satyal and Prabin Gyawali and Bishnu Pokharel and Binay Kumar Raut and Ramesh Kant Adhikari and Rajan Koju},
  journal={Kathmandu University medical journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={8 32},
  pages={398-404}
}
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease (CVD), is the primary cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with diabetes and have approximately--two to four times higher CVD rate than adult without diabetes. Low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is primarily used as the marker of cardiovascular risk in diabetes despite its several limitations. Although several newer markers of CVD are emerging, no marker has been established in Nepal. OBJECTIVES The study was designed to evaluate the non-high… CONTINUE READING