• serum
  • Sitosterolemia is a particularly rare but interesting autosomal recessive disorder of childhood involving abnormal intestinal absorption of plant sterols leading to xanthomas in the setting of relatively normal serum cholesterol levels. (psychiatryadvisor.com)
  • patients
  • There was no significant difference in the mortality from cardiovascular events between the two groups, nor was there any significant difference in the rate of myocardial infarction between the rofecoxib and naproxen treatment groups in patients without high cardiovascular risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients with many different cardiovascular diseases have a higher likelihood of experiencing a blood clot or loss of blood flow in border-zone regions of the brain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Further research has suggested the role of cholesterol and possibly statins improving the mortality in patients suffering from breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer and bowel cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Further research presented in 2016 showed the role of high cholesterol and possibly the role of statins improving the mortality and survival of patients with breast cancer, lung cancer, bowel cancer and prostate cancer and strengthening calls for a clinical trial of statins in cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Further studies performed in 2016 and presented at the British Cardiovascular Society Conference showed that patients admitted with a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation during the weekend had worse mortality and patients with heart failure discharged at the weekend also had a higher risk of death. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Gemfibrozil should not be given to these patients:[citation needed]Hepatic dysfunction Gemfibrozil should be used with caution in these higher risk categories:[citation needed]Biliary tract disease Renal dysfunction Pregnant women Obese patients Anticoagulants: Gemfibrozil potentiates the action of warfarin and indanedione anticoagulants. (wikipedia.org)
  • stroke
  • Talk with your doctor about having your cholesterol checked as well as your risk for heart disease and stroke. (bidmc.org)
  • The good news is, cholesterol can be lowered, reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke. (ahaevents.org)
  • On September 30, 2004, Merck withdrew rofecoxib from the market because of concerns about increased risk of heart attack and stroke associated with long-term, high-dosage use. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mitral stenosis poses a high risk of forming emboli which may travel to the brain and cause stroke. (wikipedia.org)

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  • density
  • The high mineral density is attributed to the depth related pressure and the change in temperature from 20 °C+ at the surface to 8 °C at 600 meters depth generates the movement of this layer. (wikipedia.org)
  • triglyceride level
  • Hyperlipoproteinemia type II, by far the most common form, is further classified into types IIa and IIb, depending mainly on whether elevation in the triglyceride level occurs in addition to LDL cholesterol. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment
  • Knowing that you have a family history of high cholesterol can help with treatment. (bidmc.org)
  • For high blood pressure it is often recommended as a first line treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nandrolone esters have also more recently been proposed for the treatment of androgen deficiency in men due to favorable properties including their high ratio of anabolic to androgenic effect and consequent much lower risk of prostate enlargement, prostate cancer, and scalp hair loss relative to testosterone. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United States, this is guided by the evidence-based guideline from the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Adult Treatment Panel III (ATPIII). (wikipedia.org)
  • potassium
  • Potential side effects include poor kidney function, electrolyte imbalances especially low blood potassium and less commonly low blood sodium, gout, high blood sugar, and feeling faint initially upon standing up. (wikipedia.org)

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  • deposits
  • Yellow deposits of cholesterol-rich fat may be seen in various places on the body such as around the eyelids (known as xanthelasma palpebrarum), the outer margin of the iris (known as arcus senilis corneae), and in the tendons of the hands, elbows, knees and feet, particularly the Achilles tendon (known as a tendon xanthoma). (wikipedia.org)
  • blood sugar
  • When the body produces insulin under conditions of insulin resistance, the cells are resistant to the insulin and are unable to use it as effectively, leading to high blood sugar. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • If you have high cholesterol, talk to your doctor about maintaining a healthy lifestyle to help reduce your risk of heart disease. (bidmc.org)
  • Knowing which fats raise LDL cholesterol and which ones don't is the first step in lowering your risk of heart disease. (ahaevents.org)
  • This risk is especially high for people who smoke or drink alcohol. (webmd.com)