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Canadian Perspectives on Managing Lipid Disorders in Children

May 27, 201618 min
Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Like in the United States, Canadian citizens contend with a high pediatric prevelance of lipid disorders, particularly familial hypercholesterolemia. However, perspectives on clinical care and standards public health priorities to address dyslipidemia differ markedly between these two countries. Can American practitioners and health policy experts alike benefit from Canadian approaches to lipidology? Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Julie St. Pierre, Professor of Pediatrics at Sherbrooke University in Canada, to discuss pediatric lipid disorder management across North American borders.

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