Lipoprotein(a) levels in children and adolescents with diabetes.

OBJECTIVE To determine lipoprotein(a) in children and adolescents with IDDM and assess its relation with Lp(a) levels in their first degree relatives. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS In a cross-sectional study we included 141 IDDM patients, (58 male and 83 female) with mean ages 12.2 +/- 2.8 and 12.6 +/- 3.1 years, respectively. Patients with microalbuminuria… CONTINUE READING