William H. R. Nye, M.D., F.A.C.P.; Christine Waterhouse, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Lipemia is frequently seen during the course of diabetes mellitus. It usually occurs transiently as part of the syndrome of acute insulin deficiency, disappearing rapidly with insulin therapy. Less commonly, chronic lipemia is encountered that is not always abolished by insulin administration. A role for carbohydrate (CHO) induction in these cases was suggested by the finding of endogenous as well as exogenous particulate fat in the plasma of 3 insulin-requiring patients with chronic diabetic lipemia, and was evaluated in 2 of them in a Clinical Research Center as follows: Each was given  a high-CHO, no-, or low-fat diet and
Nye WHR, Waterhouse C. Carbohydrate Induction of Diabetic Lipemia.. Ann Intern Med. ;68:1188–1189. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-68-5-1188_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;68(5):1188-1189.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Dyslipidemia, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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