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Epidemiology and Nomenclature

Chapter 1: Epidemiology and Nomenclature

This slide module will give an overview of the epidemiology of HDL, the history of HDL-C as a therapeutic target, how HDL-C is associated with CVD Outcomes and an overview of measures of HDL quantity.


Peter P. Toth, MD, PhD, FNLA

Rachel H. Mackey, PhD, MPH

Richard H. Karas, MD, PhD

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  1. Evaluate the role of HDL-C in reducing cardiovascular events and rates of atherosclerotic disease progression
  2. For Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners Only: Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families

by Dr. Radut.