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Triglyceride-mediated influence of serum angiopoietin-like protein 8 on subclinical atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetic patients: results from the GDMD
Update time:2018-08-26 20:03:53   【 Font: Large  Medium Small

Abstract

Background

Hypertriglyceridemia, insulin resistance and hyperglycemia are risk factors for atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes. Angiopoietin-like protein 8 (ANGPTL8) is a newly identified liver-derived hormone related to these risk factors. Hence, we aimed to explore the correlations between serum levels of ANGPTL8 and subclinical atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes.

Methods

We measured serum ANGPTL8, blood lipids, blood glucose, common carotid artery Intima-Media Thickness (c-IMT) and calculated homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance in (1) control subjects (n = 100), (2) type 2 diabetic patients without subclinical atherosclerosis (n = 100), and (3) type 2 diabetic patients with subclinical atherosclerosis (n = 100).

Results

Serum levels of ANGPTL8 and triglyceride (TG) were significantly increased in type 2 diabetic patients with subclinical atherosclerosis as compared with type 2 diabetic patients without subclinical atherosclerosis and control subjects (P < 0.001). ANGPTL8 was positively associated with age, TG, diabetes duration, and c-IMT in type 2 diabetes. Logistic regression analysis revealed that ANGPTL8 had higher odds of having subclinical atherosclerosis [odds ratio (OR) 2.90, 95% confidence interval (CI) 1.48–5.70, P = 0.002] in type 2 diabetes. Mediation analysis indicated that TG acted as a partial mediator in the relationship between ANGPTL8 and c-IMT.

Conclusions

TG partially mediates the positive relationship between ANGPTL8 and c-IMT. Our data provide the first evidence for a strong link between ANGPTL8 and subclinical atherosclerosis, suggesting ANGPTL8 to be a new biomarker for subclinical atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes.

Keywords

ANGPTL8 Atherosclerosis Type 2 diabetes Triglyceride Insulin resistance Hyperglycemia

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