Identifying patients at risk for coronary heart disease: treatment implications

J. Shepherd
1998 European Heart Journal  
Both insulin-dependent and non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, respectively, increase the risk of coronary heart disease in affected individuals [7] [8] [9] . Compared with non-diabetics, dyslipidaemia is approximately twice as prevalent in diabetics [10, 11] . The mechanisms whereby diabetes promotes atherosclerosis are not completely understood, but include factors
doi:10.1053/euhj.1998.1122 pmid:9886719 fatcat:u4rvskwpp5bwxdqjst5bhrezea