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How Lipoproteins Affect Metabolism in Diabetes

There is a strong connection between type 2 diabetes and dyslipidemia. This animation describes the lipid abnormalities commonly seen in patients with type 2 diabetes: elevated levels of triglycerides, raised small dense LDL levels, increased glycation and oxidation of LDLs and reduction of HDLs. These factors increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. source

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