Lipid Disorders, Your Questions Answered

Lipid Disorders

Your Questions Answered

By John Reckless, DSc, MD, FRCP, Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist, Royal United Hospital, Bath, UK, Honorary Reader in Medicine, University of Bath, Bath, UK; and Jonathan Morrell, MA, MB, BChir(Camb), FRCGP, DCH, DRCOG, General Practitioner and Hospital Practitioner in Cardiology, Hastings, East Sussex, UK


Lipid metabolism - the basics
Atherosclerosis, lipids and cardiovascular disease
Measuring lipids
Lipid disorders
Identifying individuals for treatment
Treatment by diet and lifestyle
Drug treatments for dyslipidaemia
Drug Treatment - Clinical Trial Evidence
Implementing best practice
Special situations
Economic aspects
New horizons - the next 10 years
Appendix: Useful organisations and websites
References; Glossary
List of patient questions
Index