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January 1978

Management of HyperlipidemiaDiet and Drugs

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Metabolic Disease, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego and Veterans Administration Hospital, La Jolla.

Arch Surg. 1978;113(1):55-60. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1978.01370130057009

• A simplified schema for the diagnosis and classification of the hyperlipidemias is provided, along with explicit guidelines for when to employ diet and drug treatment, with a distinction made between "normal" cholesterol levels in our society and the "ideal."

(Arch Surg 113:55-60, 1978)