2011 Med 1

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cathy4xo
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2011 Med 1
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2011-06-02 22:05:31
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Cholesterolemia
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Cholesterolemia
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  1. Cholesterolemia - What are the investigations to do?
    • Fasting serum TGL
    • Fasting serum HDL, LDL
    • BSL, TFT, LFT, UEC
  2. Cholesterolemia - Describe how would you recommend diet?
    • Fat less than 30% of total energy
    • Increase fibre & high GI
    • Fruits and veg - 5 portions/day
    • Fish - 2 portions/week
    • Limit alcohol intake
  3. Cholesterolemia - at 35yo, no drugs is needed if no RFs/Fx & TC <7.5. If we do use drugs, what can be used?
    • HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins): for LDL-C lowering, 6-weekly LFTs.
    • Fibrates: triglyceride-lowering/HDL-C-raising agents.
    • Resins: lowering of LDL-C substantially when given with statins
  4. Cholesterolemia - follow up plans?
    • Dietary diary - r/v every 2 weeks
    • Blood lipids every 2 month
    • Monitor for other RFs too... =)

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