Association Between Apolipoprotein E Polymorphism and Subclinic Atherosclerosis in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus


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Atabek M. E. , Özkul Y. , Eklioglu B. S. , Kurtoglu S. , Baykara M.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY, cilt.4, ss.8-13, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 4 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/jcrpe.521
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.8-13

Özet

Objective: The most important cause of morbidity and mortality in type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) is atherosclerosis. Apolipoprotein E (Apo E) polymorphism is accused of being the genetic risk factor for atherosclerosis. The aim of the present study was to determine which Apo E polymorphism was related to atherosclerosis in patients with type 1 DM.