Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 4th, 2005
"Type 1 diabetes mellitus is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) that is not fully explained by conventional risk factors. The Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) showed that intensive diabetes therapy reduced levels of LDL cholesterol and triglycerides but increased the risk of major weight gain, which might adversely affect CVD risk," researchers in the United States reported in a recent issue of Circulation.
D.A. Schaumberg and colleagues, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Boston explained, "The present study examined the...
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