Case Questions:

  1. What are the known risk factors for the development of coronary disease? Answer
  2. What are some of the secondary causes of dyslipidemia? What are some of the physical findings
    associated with dyslipidemia?  Answer
  1. What role does diet play in the treatment of lipid abnormalities?  Answer
  2. What role , if any, does pharmacologic therapy play in the primary prevention of dyslipidemias?  Answer
  1. Does society have the responsibility to provide medicines such as anti-lipemics, whose costs are considerable, given the mortality benefits, particularly in primary prevention?  Answer
  1. What role, if any, does pharmacologic therapy play in the secondary prevention of dyslipidemias?  Answer

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