Dietary Therapy for Children with Hypercholesterolemia

Shamir, Raanan; Fisher, Edward A.
February 2000
American Family Physician;2/1/2000, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p675
Academic Journal
Discusses a dietary therapy for children with hypercholesterolemia. Scope and epidemiology of the cholesterol problem; Evidence of need to treat hypercholesterolemia; Approach to drug therapy of hypercholesterolemia; Discussion on which children should be screened.


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