Jejunal wall triglyceride concentration of morbidly obese persons is lower in those with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

The overproduction of intestinal lipoproteins may contribute to the dyslipidemia found in diabetes. We studied the influence of diabetes on the fasting jejunal lipid content and its association with plasma lipids and the expression of genes involved in the synthesis and secretion of these lipoproteins. The study was undertaken in 27 morbidly obese persons… CONTINUE READING