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Cholesterol and Children (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: John Mersch, MD, FAAP

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

REFERENCES:

American Acadamy of Pediatrics.

MedscapeReference. Pediatric Lipid Disorders in Clinical Practice.

NIH Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Low-Calorie Step 1 Diet.

NIH Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Low-Calorie Step 2 Diet.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: William Winter, MD, Professor, Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Florida College of Medicine. Coauthor(s): Desmond Schatz, MD, Professor, Medical Director of Diabetes Center, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, University of Florida. Editors: Alan D Forker, MD, Program Director of Cardiovascular Fellowship, Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Michael E Zevitz, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago.


Last Editorial Review: 1/31/2012

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