Dyslipidaemia refers to abnormal concentrations of lipid in the blood. Abnormally high lipid concentrations can also be referred to as hyperlipidaemia, while abnormally low lipid concentrations are also called hypolipidaemia.

Most commonly, poor diet and lifestyle leading to obesity will increase the amount of lipids in the blood, and this is a risk factor for diabetes.

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