Cholesterol and Risk Calculators
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Analyze pharmacologic v. non-pharmacologic options regarding lipid management.
2. Prepare treatment plans according to the ACC/AHA guidelines for patients who require more in-depth management of hyperlipidemia.
3. Counsel patients on different types of cholesterol, impact of dietary and lifestyle choices on overall blood cholesterol, and appropriate behavior modifications to prevent hyperlipidemia.
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William M. Simpson, Jr., MD, FAAFP, Emeritus Professor of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston
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