Year-to-year variability of cholesterol levels in a pediatric practice.

  title={Year-to-year variability of cholesterol levels in a pediatric practice.},
  author={Irwin Benuck and Samuel S. Gidding and Mark Donovan},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  volume={149 3},
OBJECTIVES To study the impact of the variability of blood cholesterol levels, which are known to vary spontaneously. The impact of this variability on screening for hypercholesterolemia according to National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) guidelines was reviewed in a private pediatric practice. DESIGN Retrospective chart review. SETTING Private pediatric practice. PATIENTS Children (N = 646) aged 3 to 19 years. INTERVENTION Cholesterol measurements at a mean interval of 19 months… CONTINUE READING

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