See What's Inside
Read this FREE issue now
For healthcare professionals only

You can view the current or previous issues of Diabetes Health online, in their entirety, anytime you want.
Click Here To View

See if you qualify for our free healthcare professional magazines. Click here to start your application for Pre-Diabetes Health, Diabetes Health Pharmacist and Diabetes Health Professional.

Learn More About the Professional Subscription

Free Diabetes Health e-Newsletter

DHTV
Popular
Top Rated

Related Complications & Care Videos on Diabetes Health TV

Continuous Glucose Monitoring with DEXCOM's

Deb Ruppert

Continuous Glucose Monitoring with DEXCOM's "The Seven"

New Small Molecule Drugs for Type 2 - Human Trials Underway

Christoph Westphal, MD, Ph.D

New Small Molecule Drugs for Type 2 - Human Trials Underway

Medtronic Diabetes

Courtney Parkin

Medtronic Diabetes

Diabetes and Lipid Problems

Page 4
Dyslipidemia: What Is It?
Jan 1, 1994 | 
Dyslipidemia is abnormal lipid metabolism. It is very common among people with Type 2 diabetes, and most frequently involves increased levels of triglycerides, very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) cholesterol, and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, as well as decreased levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL). These abnormalities appear to be caused by increased secretion of VLDL particles from the liver due to increased concentrations of free fatty acids and glucose.
Drug Reduces Triglycerides by 26%
Feb 1, 1993 | 
In a study from the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, the lipid-regulating drug, gem-fibrozil (Lopid), was found to significantly improve triglyceride (blood fat) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels in a group of type 2 diabetes patients. Lipid disorders are a major cause of atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), a condition which accounts for the majority of diabetes-related deaths. The ability to control stable lipid levels would greatly reduce the risk of developing heart disease.
DHTV
Popular
Top Rated

Related Complications & Care Videos on Diabetes Health TV

Continuous Glucose Monitoring with DEXCOM's

Deb Ruppert

Continuous Glucose Monitoring with DEXCOM's "The Seven"

New Small Molecule Drugs for Type 2 - Human Trials Underway

Christoph Westphal, MD, Ph.D

New Small Molecule Drugs for Type 2 - Human Trials Underway

Medtronic Diabetes

Courtney Parkin

Medtronic Diabetes


Fatal error: Call to a member function getUrl() on a non-object in /home/diabetes/public_html/browse.php on line 54