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Dyslipidemia During Pregnancy: The Risks for Two Patients

Hosted by: Alan S. Brown An old clinical dogma in OB/GYN was that dyslipidemia during pregnancy wouldn't have any long term implications on the developing fetus because of short exposures at 9 months. This has since been shown to be untrue. What health issues surface in children whose mothers experienced abnormally elevated lipid levels in pregnanc...

October 6, 2014 | 15 min

Statin Intolerance: Keys to Patient Counseling and Guidance

Hosted by: Alan S. Brown As many as 25% of patients taking statins may experience side effects. How should clinicians respond to the broad spectrum of side effects and variable severities reported? Host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. John Guyton, Associate Professor of Medicine and Assistant Professor of Pathology at Duke University School of Medicine...

September 29, 2014 | 16 min

Roles of Non-HDL Cholesterol in Risk Assessment and Treatment

Hosted by: Alan S. Brown A paradigm shift in the management of lipid disorders has been witnessed of late based on evidence reviews by the AHA and the ACC. Where the clinical dogma once focused on targeting specific lipoproteins, clinicians are now trending toward using appropriate dosages of statins for lowering non-HDL cholesterol. What are the r...

September 22, 2014 | 16 min

Keys to the Latest NLA Recommendations for Dyslipidemia Treatments

Hosted by: Alan S. Brown What's the evidence for LDL and other non-HDL targets for primary and secondary prevention of heart disease? What are the comparative benefits versus toxicities of all lipid-lowering medications in clinical use? Addressing these and other questions from the standpoing of recent NLA recommendations is Kevin Maki, PhD, FNLA, ...

September 15, 2014 | 15 min

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