Psychosocial function during treatment for familial hypercholesterolemia.

  title={Psychosocial function during treatment for familial hypercholesterolemia.},
  author={Serena Tonstad and Torunn Stene N\ovik and Inger Helene Vandvik},
  volume={98 2 Pt 1},
OBJECTIVE To determine whether children treated for familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) have greater psychosocial dysfunction compared with their peers. CHILDREN Children were 86 boys and 66 girls 7-16 years of age attending a lipid clinic. They were screened and instructed to follow a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol 18 months to 9 years earlier (mean, 4 years), and their mean dietary intake, estimated by a quantitative food frequency questionnaire, was within recommended limits. One… CONTINUE READING
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