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Epidemiology of Hypertriglyceridemia

Oct 27, 2018
 

Which of the following is true regarding the epidemiology of hypertriglyceridemia?

 

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Best Answer is C. Mild hypertriglyceridemia (triglyceride level > 150 mg/dL) is slightly more prevalent in women beginning at age 30 years and in men at the age of 60 years.

Source:

American Heart Association Heart and Stroke Statistics Committee. 2008 Update-at-a-glance. Available at: http://www.americanheart.org/downloadable/heart/1200078608862HS_Stats%202008.final.pdf Accessed January 22, 2008.

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