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1

homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia-what will you see on exam?

xanthomas (fat build up) in skin

2

sweet sodas contribute to

hypertryglyceridemia

3

hyperchylomicronemia

rare disease of childhood (type I) or seen with type V in adults

TGs are 2000-25,000

4

how to treat hyperchylomicronemia

total fat restriction or use of medium chain fatty acids

niacin, fibrates, lifestyle (exercise, diet), fish oil

5

in familial hypercholesterolemia, what defects can there be?

mutations in LDL-R, apoB, or PCSK9 gain of fxn

6

atheroslcerotic heart disease causes more disease and death than any other diease for Americans: true or false

true

7

smoking causing heart disease vs cancer: which number is greater?

causing heart disease

8

metabolic syndrome increases ASCVD risk how much?

more than double