The role of lipids in the development of diabetic microvascular complications: implications for therapy.

@article{Misra2003TheRO,
  title={The role of lipids in the development of diabetic microvascular complications: implications for therapy.},
  author={Anoop Misra and Sumit Kumar and Naval Kishore Vikram and Atul Kumar},
  journal={American journal of cardiovascular drugs : drugs, devices, and other interventions},
  year={2003},
  volume={3 5},
  pages={
          325-38
        }
}
Dyslipidemia is a major factor responsible for coronary heart disease and its reduction decreases coronary risk in patients with diabetes mellitus. However, the association of dyslipidemia with microvascular complications and the effect of intervention with lipid-lowering therapy in diabetes have been less investigated. We present the systematic review of association and intervention studies pertaining to dyslipidemia and microvascular disease in diabetes and also review possible mechanisms… CONTINUE READING