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ea0025p146 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2011

Postprandial hypertriglyceridaemia in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome

Aye Myint M , Afolabi Paul R , Sathyapalan T , Wakil Ammar , Wootton S A , Sandeman Derek D , Kilpatrick Eric S , Atkin Stephen L

Background: Postprandial hypertriglyceridaemia is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. An acute rise of insulin in the fed state suppresses hormone-sensitive lipase to inhibit free fatty acids (FFAs) mobilisation from adipose tissue, and up-regulates lipoprotein lipase to increase FFAs influx to adipose tissue from chylomicrons, that is blunted in insulin resistant states. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with insulin resistance and cardiovascu...