Dyslipidemia

Incident CHD Risk Elevated With High Triglycerides, Low HDL

Incident CHD Risk Elevated With High Triglycerides, Low HDL

Risk of both ischemic stroke and coronary heart disease was elevated with high triglycerides and low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

AACE, ACE Dyslipidemia Clinical Practice Guidelines Update

AACE, ACE Dyslipidemia Clinical Practice Guidelines Update

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The new guidelines call for treating low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in specific patient groups to lower goals than previously recommended.

Too Few Young Adults Are Prescribed Needed Statins

Too Few Young Adults Are Prescribed Needed Statins

Too few American young adults are receiving needed statin medications, according to findings published in JAMA Cardiology.

Fenofibrate Therapy Beneficial in Diabetes With Dyslipidemia

Fenofibrate Therapy Beneficial in Diabetes With Dyslipidemia

Fenofibrate therapy may reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) in statin-treated patients with diabetes and dyslipidemia.

Disparities in Dyslipidemia Testing in HIV

Disparities in Dyslipidemia Testing in HIV

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Women and minorities with HIV are less frequently tested for dyslipidemia, according to a new study from IDWeek 2016.

Polypharmacy and Lipid Profiles in Type 2 Diabetes

Polypharmacy and Lipid Profiles in Type 2 Diabetes

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Even if the impact of a given medication on lipid profile is relatively minimal, and therefore unlikely to independently affect ASCVD risk, the cumulative effect is important and cannot be overlooked.

Incidence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors High in Older Adults

Incidence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors High in Older Adults

Blacks have increased incidence of hypertension, diabetes, and dyslipidemia but not atrial fibrillation.

Co-Infection With HCV, HIV May Raise Diabetes Risk

Co-Infection With HCV, HIV May Raise Diabetes Risk

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Having both diseases raises a patient's chances for developing diabetes.

Do Vitamin D Levels Affect Cholesterol?

Do Vitamin D Levels Affect Cholesterol?

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Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels correlated with risk for dyslipidemia.

Is Autism a Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes?

Is Autism a Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes?

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Adolescents with autism spectrum disorder appear to be more likely to develop the disease.

Follicle-Stimulating Hormone Linked to LDL Cholesterol in Postmenopausal Women

Follicle-Stimulating Hormone Linked to LDL Cholesterol in Postmenopausal Women

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Follicle-stimulating hormone may interact with its receptors and lead to elevated LDL cholesterol in postmenopausal women.

Nutraceuticals Alone or with Ezetimibe May Improve Lipid Profile in Dyslipidemia

Nutraceuticals Alone or with Ezetimibe May Improve Lipid Profile in Dyslipidemia

Researchers noted an improvement in lipid profile for nutraceuticals alone or in combination in statin-intolerant patients.

VA, Department of Defense Issue Dyslipidemia Management Guidelines

VA, Department of Defense Issue Dyslipidemia Management Guidelines

Key features include elimination of treatment targets and additional testing only when rationale clear.

Testosterone Plus Fenofibrate Yields Strongest Cardiometabolic Benefit

Testosterone Plus Fenofibrate Yields Strongest Cardiometabolic Benefit

Findings in older men with high cholesterol and low testosterone.

Fenofibrate May Mimic Cannabinoid Receptor Stimulation

Fenofibrate May Mimic Cannabinoid Receptor Stimulation

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Researchers have discovered that a common medication indicated for the treatment of high cholesterol may stimulate the same peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) as cannabinoids, which could lead to a new class of cannabis-like drugs to treat a range of conditions.

Metabolic Dyslipidemia Associated With Increased CHD Risk in Diabetes

Metabolic Dyslipidemia Associated With Increased CHD Risk in Diabetes

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An increasingly sedentary lifestyle has been linked to coronary calcification, regardless of exercise or traditional risk factors.

Medication Adherence Low in Diabetes

Medication Adherence Low in Diabetes

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Many patients with diabetes may not be adhering to medication regimens and are therefore experiencing higher rates of cardiac events.

Heart Risks Higher For Severely Obese Children Than Previously Thought

Heart Risks Higher For Severely Obese Children Than Previously Thought

About half of extremely obese children had elevated blood pressure or dyslipidemia.

Recommendations for Dyslipidemia Management in HIV Based on Existing Guidelines

Recommendations for Dyslipidemia Management in HIV Based on Existing Guidelines

Recommendations based on existing guidelines for general population; many gaps in knowledge.

Many Children, Teens Have Borderline Hypertension, Dyslipidemia

Many Children, Teens Have Borderline Hypertension, Dyslipidemia

About one in five had dyslipidemia; one in ten had high or borderline BP in 2011 to 2012.

USPSTF: Counsel Overweight, Obese Adults at Risk for CVD

USPSTF: Counsel Overweight, Obese Adults at Risk for CVD

Overweight or obese adults with risk cardiovascular disease risk factors should be referred for intensive behavioral counseling.

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