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High lipoprotein(a) levels in type 1 diabetes linked to cardiovascular disease

19:00 EST 17 Dec 2019 | AAAS

(Karolinska Institutet) High blood levels of the lipid lipoprotein(a) in people with type 1 diabetes add to the already elevated risk of developing cardiovascular disease, researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden report in a paper published in the prestigious journal Diabetes Care. Lipoprotein(a) levels should therefore be measured in patients with type 1 diabetes and form part of the total risk assessment, say the researchers.

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