hypercholesterolemia

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Synonyms for hypercholesterolemia

the presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the cells and plasma of the blood

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Diabetic maculopathy was more common in the patients having elevated serum cholesterol, triglycerides and LDL and VLDL cholesterol, which was clinically significant.
Anticipated Prevalence of Chronic Disease Among Part D Beneficiaries Eligible for MTM Hypertension 90% Gastrointestinal disease 70% Elevated serum cholesterol 70% Depression 58% Thrombosis 45% Diabetes 45% Osteoporosis 33% Anxiety 33% Allergy 30% Thyroid disease 30% Note: Table made from bar graph.
This leads to abnormal clearance of LDL by the liver and elevated serum cholesterol levels.
Other research has found an association between WMH and such cardiovascular risk factors as cerebrovascular disease, smoking, hypertension, age, and elevated serum cholesterol, he said.
Elevated serum cholesterol levels are a well-known risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD).
Many antilipotropic factors exist in pregnancy: Elevated serum cholesterol, pituitary hormones, sex steroids, and insulin are all lipogenic, especially if associated with a low-protein diet.
Thus, 'lowers cholesterol' is an appropriate structure/function claim because elevated serum cholesterol is neither a disease nor a direct manifestation of a disease.
Elevated serum cholesterol has been identified as a primary risk factor associated with the development of coronary heart disease (CHD) through the process of atherosclerosis (Castelli et al.
They found a clear association between high blood pressure alone and kidney disease, independent of such other known risk factors as diabetes medication, history of heart attack, elevated serum cholesterol, and cigarette smoking.
Elevated serum cholesterol is a potentially treatable factor influencing the formation of coronary artery lesions involved in cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.
Elevated serum cholesterol is a risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD) (1,2).
It is now recognized that cigarette smoking, hypertension, elevated serum cholesterol, severe obesity, and diabetes mellitus are risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease.
Nash, of the State University of New York Health Science Center in Syracuse, recruited 23 men and women with elevated serum cholesterol levels and supplemented their already low-fat diets with 1 ounce of grape seed oil daily for four weeks.
Acting on evidence from their previous research, which indicated a correlation between coffee consumption and elevated serum cholesterol levels, the investigators attempted to determine whether different brewing methods might affect the quantity of supposed cholesterol-raising ingredients released from the grounds and consumed by the coffee drinker.