Hypertriglyceridemia: management of atherogenic dyslipidemia.

  title={Hypertriglyceridemia: management of atherogenic dyslipidemia.},
  author={Thomas P. Bersot and Steven J Haffner and William S. Harris and Kenneth A Kellick and Charlene M Morris},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  volume={55 7},
Elevated triglycerides are now considered an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease and continue to be a major risk for acute pancreatitis, especially when levels exceed 1000 mg/dL (SOR: B). Elevated triglycerides are a component of atherogenic dyslipidemia and often signal the presence of other conditions (eg, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes mellitus) associated with an increased cardiovascular risk (SOR: A). When evaluating a patient with elevated triglycerides, it is… CONTINUE READING


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