Triglyceride levels don't predict CVD risk in patients with diabetes

08/28/2011 | InternalMedicineNews.com (free registration)

Patients with normal glucose tolerance who have very high levels of fasting and postprandial triglycerides had up to a four times higher risk of cardiovascular diseases than people with the lowest levels, experts reported at the annual congress of the European Society of Cardiology. However, high levels of postprandial triglycerides did not predict CVD-related hospitalizations or mortality in patients with diabetes and impaired glucose response, researchers found.

View Full Article in:

InternalMedicineNews.com (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Program Coordinator/Lecturer for the Regulatory Science program
Johns Hopkins University
Washington, DC
MGR POST MARKET STUDIES - 14000001LK
Abbott
Santa Ana, CA
Senior Financial Analyst - Growing Manager Care Health Org
Fallon Community Health Plan
Worcester, MA
Senior or Principal Consultant
PAREXEL International
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Chief Executive Officer
UCare Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN