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December 14, 2010
Dyslipidemia plays a dominant role in atherosclerotic plaque formation and as a modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular events.
Coronary heart disease (CHD), the leading cause of death in men and women in the United States, was responsible for about 1 of every 6 deaths in 2006.
Approximately 37% of adult Americans have cardiovascular disease (CVD), and the prevalence of CVD risk factors such as obesity and dyslipidemia is growing.