Lipid Levels Improving Nationwide | News Brief

Lipid levels among adults in the United States appear to have improved between 1988 and 2010, according to a cross-sectional data analysis. Average total cholesterol decreased from 206 mg/dL to 196 mg/dL. Average LDL-cholesterol dropped by 13 mg/dL, while average HDL-cholesterol increased.

Abstract: JAMA, October 17, 2012.


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CME: Bridging the Gap: Clinical Trial Design and Implication for Translating Research into Clinical Practice in Epilepsy
CME Credit: 1.0 hour activity

Epilepsy affects some 2.3 million adults and 467,711 children in the United States. Selecting the best drug for a particular patient and for a specific seizure type can be challenging for clinicians. Evidence based recommendations on the efficacy, tolerability, and safety of several AEDs were developed in 2004...

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