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Article: Association of Lipid Fractions With Risks for Coronary Artery Disease and Diabetes

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UGI's Jon White publishes in JAMA Cardiology

Importance Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is causally related to coronary artery disease (CAD), but the relevance of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and triglycerides (TGs) is uncertain. Lowering of LDL-C levels by statin therapy modestly increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, but it is unknown whether this effect is specific to statins.

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