Journal article

Are blood lipids associated with microvascular complications among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients? A cross-sectional study in Shanghai, China

Hua Yang, Doris Young, Jian Gao, Yuanzhi Yuan, Minqian Shen, Yuan Zhang, Xueyan Duan, Shanzhu Zhu, Xiaoming Sun

LIPIDS IN HEALTH AND DISEASE | BMC | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Although there are several studies to investigate the association between blood lipids and microvascular complications, these studies reported conflicting results. The aim of the current study was to explore the association between blood lipid parameters and the risk of microvascular complications, especially the dose-response association between them, among community patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in Shanghai, China. METHODS: The cross-sectional study was conducted in 6 community health service centers in Shanghai between December 2014 and December 2016.The associations between blood lipids and diabetic kidney disease (DKD) or diabetic retinopathy (DR) were assess..

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Grants

Awarded by Project of Shanghai Foundation for Senior Citizens


Awarded by Construction Project of Key Discipline of Public Health in Shanghai


Awarded by Science and Technology Project of Pudong New Area Commission of Health and Family Planning


Awarded by Shanghai Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning, Key Developing Disciplines


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported by the Project of Shanghai Foundation for Senior Citizens (S15027), Construction Project of Key Discipline of Public Health in Shanghai (12GWZX1001), Science and Technology Project of Pudong New Area Commission of Health and Family Planning (PW2015C-25), Shanghai Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning, Key Developing Disciplines (2015ZB0601).