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Management of dyslipidemia in children

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Author(s): Kalra Sanjay | Gandhi Arun | Kalra Bharti | Agrawal Navneet

Journal: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome
ISSN 1758-5996

Volume: 1;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 26;
Date: 2009;
Original page

ABSTRACT
Abstract Dyslipidemia is an important etiologic factor in the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD), which is a leading cause of death worldwide As CVD begins in childhood, and as dyslipidemia is an important risk factor for CVD, screening and treatment of dyslipidemia in adolescents and children becomes an important health matter. This review deals with issues related to screening, diagnosis and treatment of dyslipidemia in children and adolescents.
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