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Physicians are being called on to measure cholesterol levels in all their patients as part of the cholesterol campaign. Weekly, if not daily, somewhere in America physicians are attending the latest lecture on what role the physician needs to play, what lipids should be measured, what they mean, who should be treated, and what the treatments are. Scott Grundy, through his recent research into the dietary components, has taken us from understanding what they do for the total cholesterol to giving us information on how changes in saturated fats, monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats (including the fish oils), and cholesterol affect
Cholesterol and Atherosclerosis: Diagnosis and Treatment. Ann Intern Med. 1991;114:255. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-114-3-255_3
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