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January 1978

Management of Hyperlipidemia: Diet 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)

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