Overproduction of very low-density lipoproteins is the hallmark of the dyslipidemia in the metabolic syndrome.

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Insulin resistance is a key feature of the metabolic syndrome and often progresses to type 2 diabetes. Both insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes are characterized by dyslipidemia, which is an important and common risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Diabetic dyslipidemia is a cluster of potentially atherogenic lipid and lipoprotein abnormalities that… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.107.160192

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