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Emerging Treatment Option for Hypercholesterolemia

Azelia Brown, Mercer University College of Pharmacy

Elevated blood levels of low density lipoproteins (LDL) are stated to increase risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular events.  Statins are the reported agent of choice with proven efficacy, though variation in therapeutic response may require the use of additional therapy. 548 more words



Dyslipidemia Causes:

Classification of Cholesterol and Triglyceride levels:

Approach to Treatment:

  • Nonpharmacological interventions
    • Weight reduction if BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2
    • Diet
      • Vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts…
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Don’t Forget the Zebras: Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Did you know that FH is very treatable but missed in 90% of cases, and leads to early cardiac death? We’ve added some calculators to try to address it: 382 more words

Presentation on Dyslipidemia Dr Vivek Baliga

Dyslipidemia management an evidence based approach from Dr Vivek Baliga

In this presentation, Dr Vivek Baliga, Internal Medicine Consultant discusses the role of newer statins in the control of dyslipidemia in different scenarios. 9 more words

Dr Vivek Baliga