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.

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