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n Cardiovascular Journal of Africa - Low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol does not predict cardiac risk in diabetes

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Abstract

Low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) level wasn't a good predictor of cardiovascular disease in type 1 diabetes, but the total cholesterol-to-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDLC) ratio appeared more reliable, an observational study has shown. Dr Christel Hero, of Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden, and colleagues reported that LDL-C had modest associations with the development of cardiovascular disease but no consistent dose response above the 100-mg/dl threshold for statin treatment in this population (American Diabetes Association 2014; Abstract 301-OR).

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2014-07-01
2016-12-06
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