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Managing Blood Cholesterol Levels in Women

Sidney C. Smith, Jr., MD interviews Lynne Braun, PhD, CNP about what the 2018 Guideline for the Management of Blood Cholesterol recommends as optimal treatment for women.

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Words of
Wisdom

“We need to find a way to get into the lower socioeconomic group and focus on hypertension and diabetes. Prevention is key, and we need to ‘go where the people are.’"

 —Ileana Piña, MD, MPh, FAHA

Ileana Piņa, MD, MPh, FAHA

Ileana Piña, MD, MPh, FAHA

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Scientific Sessions 2019

Scientific Sessions: Nov. 16–18
 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 

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