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HDL Metabolism, Cholesterol Efflux and Relationship to Atherosclerosis


Chapter 2: HDL Metabolism, Cholesterol Efflux and Relationship to Atherosclerosis

This slide module will discuss HDL metabolism from the macrophage to the intestines, genetic HDL deficiency disorders, measurements of HDL subfractions and function and the link between triglyceride and HDL metabolism.

FACULTY

Chair
Robert S. Rosenson, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP, FNLA

Co-chair
H. Bryan Brewer, Jr., MD, FNLA

Co-chair
Robert A. Hegele, MD


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  1. For Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners Only: Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families
  2. Identify the genetic causes of low and high serum HDL-C as well as the clinical and research implications of these genetic disorders



by Dr. Radut.