The newly revised Third Edition of this practical manual offers up-to-date clinical guidelines for evaluating and treating lipid disorders and reducing the risk for coronary heart disease. The book reviews recent advances in the understanding of lipid metabolism and atherogenesis, examines clinical trial results with lipid-regulating drugs, and discusses appropriate dietary and lifestyle modifications.This edition includes the 2001 National Cholesterol Education Program clinical guidelines for assessment and management of lipid disorders in adults. Close attention is given to plasma lipid control and coronary heart disease risk reduction in patients with diabetes mellitus, overweight/obese individuals, women, elderly patients, and younger patients.
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Titolo: Manual of Lipid Disorders
Editore: Lippincott Williams
Edizione: III 2003