DIABETIC MEDICINE, vol.25, no.12, pp.1406-1411, 2008 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
dense LDL, diabetes, HDL-cholesterol, pregnancy, small, triglycerides, LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS, ENZYMATIC DETERMINATION, MELLITUS, LIPIDS, RISK, SUBFRACTIONS, METABOLISM, PREGNANCY
Gazi University Affiliated:
Women with gestational diabetes are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease after pregnancy; however, the exact nature of the lipid alterations present is not clear. In Mediterranean women with gestational diabetes, we measured low-density lipoprotein (LDL) size and all seven subclasses, as well as the 'atherogenic-lipoprotein phenotype' [ALP, e.g. concomitant presence of elevated triglycerides, reduced high-density lipoprotein (HDL)-cholesterol and increased small, dense LDL].