Lipid - Physician's Weekly



Cardiometabolic Multi-Morbidity & Mortality

Mortality rates per 1,000 person-years appear to be similar among patients with diabetes (15.6), stroke (16.1), or myocardial infarction (16.8), according to a large study. The mortality rate per 1,000 person-years was 32.0 for...

Analyzing 10-Year ASCVD Risk Thresholds

Study results suggest that the current 10-year atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk threshold (7.5%) used in the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association cholesterol treatment guidelines appears...

IL-10: A New Target for Lipid Abnormalities

Increased interleukin-10 (IL-10) appears to cause severe HDL cholesterol deficiency and raises triglyceride levels, according to a study. Results of the study suggest that IL-10 is a potent modulator of lipoprotein levels and...



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