Author | Samuel S Gidding, MD

Articles

An emerging dyslipidemia: New NHLBI and NLA treatment guidelines

July 01, 2012

Elevated blood lipids in childhood are risk factors for cardiovascular disease in young adults. New guidelines for universal lipid screening and treatment of dyslipidemia in children will help clinicians to identify these patients and establish treatment goals that will reduce overall cardiovascular risk factors later in life.

An emerging dyslipidemia: Assessing future CV risk in children

June 01, 2012

Studies have provided new information that increased triglycerides and low HDL cholesterol associated with childhood obesity are risk factors for cardiovascular disease in young adulthood.