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The first comprehensive text on dyslipidemia from a major academic institution, this book covers all aspects of dyslipidemia as it relates to human disease, including coronary artery disease, cerebrovascular disease, peripheral vascular disease, and pancreatitis. The material is presented in a clinician-friendly format and includes references for additional reading. Reflecting current guidelines from the National Cholesterol Education Program, the book explains why, when, and how to treat dyslipidemia. Coverage includes dietary treatment, drug treatment, and recommendations for special populations such as patients with coronary heart disease, patients at high risk for coronary heart disease, patients with diabetes, women, older adults, young adults, and racial and ethnic groups.

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General Information  
Author(s)Kwiterovich
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
ISBN9780781782654
Pages303
BindingHard Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2012