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accumulation of fat levels (lipoproteins) in the blood types I-IV
Hyperlipidemia
water-insoluble fats that must be bound to apoproteins, specialized lipid carrying proteins.
Combination of triglyceride or cholesterol with apoprotein
Lipoproteins
Recommended levels for:
1. Total Cholesterol
2. VLDL
3. HDL
4. Triglycerides
1. <200
2. <130
3. >40
4. <200
- cholesterol > 200
- maybe primary or secondary
- modifiable
- Hyperlipidemia: increased LDL and decreased HDL reflects
- Hypertriglyceridemia: increased triglycerides
Hypercholesterolemia
Formation of fibrofatty lesions in the internal lining of the large and medium sized arteries
- narrowing of vessel lumen
- accumulation of intracellular & extracellular lipids
- proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells
Atherosclerosis/Arteriosclerosis/Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease (ASHD)
Epidemiology of _________ ?

- Common in middle age and older
- Major cause of death after menopause
- Major cause of death men 35-44
Atherosclerosis/Arteriosclerosis/Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease (ASHD)