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High Cholesterol (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Benjamin C. Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCES:

American Heart Association. What Your Cholesterol Levels Mean.
<http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=183>

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health. "Third Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III)."
<http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/cholesterol/index.htm>

Previous contributing authors and editors: William L Isley, MD, Senior Associate Consultant, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Mayo Clinic of Rochester.

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: 3/24/2010

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