Dyslipidaemia in the Middle East: Current status and a call for action.

@article{Rasadi2016DyslipidaemiaIT,
  title={Dyslipidaemia in the Middle East: Current status and a call for action.},
  author={Khalid Al Rasadi and Wael Almahmeed and Khalid F Alhabib and Marianne Abifadel and Hasan Ali Farhan and Saud Alsifri and S{\'e}lim Jambart and Mohammad Zubaid and Zuhier A Awan and Khalid A. Al-Waili and Philip John Barter},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2016},
  volume={252},
  pages={
          182-187
        }
}
The increase in the cardiovascular disease (CVD)-associated mortality rate in the Middle East (ME) is among the highest in the world. The aim of this article is to review the current prevalence of dyslipidaemia and known gaps in its management in the ME region, and to propose initiatives to address the burden of dyslipidaemia. Published literature on the epidemiology of dyslipidaemia in the ME region was presented and discussed at an expert meeting that provided the basis of this review article… CONTINUE READING
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