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Christie M. Ballantyne, MD Professor of Medicine and Director, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Harold E. Bays, MD Medical Director, Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center, Louisville, Kentucky

Peter H. Jones, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

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The Editor's Roundtable: Hypertriglyceridemia [PDF]

Currently, 31% of the population in the United States have triglyceride (TG) levels >150 mg/dL. Except for the long-established relation between very high TGs and pancreatitis, the clinical significance of hypertriglyceridemia is still unclear. Whether elevated TGs are a direct cause or only a marker for atherosclerosis has been a topic of debate for many years. This question and other issues, including evaluation and best treatment of patients with elevated TGs, are addressed in this Editor's Roundtable. READ MORE »
Vincent E. Friedewald, Christie M. Ballantyne, Harold E. Bays, Peter H. Jones

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