HDL & Triglycerides: Forgotten Lipids
"The Texas Tech Medcast is a podcast for medical residents, medical students, practicing physicians, and others involved in medical education and high quality, patient-centered primary care." "This episode is the second of a 2-part series on HDL and Triglycerides, lipids sometimes overlooked in the management of diabetes. Part 1 discusses therapy goals and treatment techniques.
Learning Objectives: the physician audience should be able to: List the goals of therapy for triglycerides and HDL; Describe the benefits and side-effects of niacin and plant stanol esters; and Identify effective treatment therapies to reduce triglycerides and increase HDL
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