Increasing HDL levels may curb CVD-related risks in diabetes

10/10/2011 | WebMD

A study in the American Journal of Cardiology found that each 5 mg/dL increase in high-density lipoprotein levels reduced the risk of heart disease- and stroke-related hospitalization in type 2 diabetes patients by 4%. However, a reduction in HDL levels of at least 6.5 mg/dL increased the hospitalization risk by up to 11%, experts said.

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