Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, November 21st, 2005
According to recent research from France, "Atorvastatin reduces both plasma cholesterol and triglyceride concentrations in patients with type 2 diabetes, but mechanisms underlying triglyceride decrease and the effect of atorvastatin on high density lipoprotein (HDL) still remain unclear. Apolipoprotein (apo) E plays a crucial role in modulating production and clearance of triglyceride-rich very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL). The main effect of apoAI is to modulate HDL metabolism."
"The aim of this work was to study...
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