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Dietary management of hyperlipidemia

Burke, LE (1991) Dietary management of hyperlipidemia. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 5 (2). 23 - 33. ISSN 0889-4655

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Abstract

The atherogenic effects of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and the relationship between high levels of LDL-C and coronary heart disease are well established. The article briefly reviews significant research that has provided the rationale for dietary intervention in hyperlipidemia. The focus is the principles of dietary treatment and their clinical application. Methods of counseling and instruction aimed at lowering fat, cholesterol, and calorie consumption and strategies to improve patient compliance are discussed. © 1991 Aspen Publishers, Inc.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Burke, LElbu100@pitt.eduLBU100
Date: 1 January 1991
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing
Volume: 5
Number: 2
Page Range: 23 - 33
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1097/00005082-199101000-00005
Schools and Programs: School of Nursing > Nursing
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0889-4655
MeSH Headings: Counseling; Humans; Hyperlipidemias--diet therapy; Hyperlipidemias--etiology; Hyperlipidemias--nursing; Nutritional Sciences--education; Patient Education as Topic
PubMed ID: 1987331
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2012 15:50
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2019 14:56
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/14205

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