Flashcards in 092914 lipids cases Deck (8):
homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia-what will you see on exam?
xanthomas (fat build up) in skin
sweet sodas contribute to
rare disease of childhood (type I) or seen with type V in adults
TGs are 2000-25,000
how to treat hyperchylomicronemia
total fat restriction or use of medium chain fatty acids
niacin, fibrates, lifestyle (exercise, diet), fish oil
in familial hypercholesterolemia, what defects can there be?
mutations in LDL-R, apoB, or PCSK9 gain of fxn
atheroslcerotic heart disease causes more disease and death than any other diease for Americans: true or false
smoking causing heart disease vs cancer: which number is greater?
causing heart disease