To manage cholesterol in your patients, it still helps to know your numbers, new guidelines notwithstanding. Here, 8 simple questions that take you back to basics.
Routine fasting for cholesterol tests could be eliminated by adopting a newer method for determining LDL cholesterol, according to a new study.
Treatment rates for dangerously high cholesterol levels remain low, according to a new study.
Cardioprotective effects of omega-3 fatty acids accrue over multiple risk factors; the higher the Omega-3 Index, the lower the risk of mortality.
The consequences of elevated triglycerides range from xanthomas to CVD. Here, a primer on the mechanism of omega-3 fatty acid therapy.
Which CVD biomarker is most useful in what situation? Here are the top 5 most useful in primary care plus 3 key criteria to help choose the right one.
Professional groups disagree on the need for universal lipid screening in pediatrics. Where do you stand?
Although results of the hypertension portion of HOPE-3 were disappointing, many caveats are offered to explain the outcome.
“Lower is better” regardless of the lipid-lowering agent used, publication confirms.
The patient drove himself to the ED after experiencing symptoms while playing basketball. He has a history of anxiety, but is this more than a case of nerves over a missed foul shot?