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Current Perspectives in Managing Cardiometabolic Risk and Dyslipidemia

Quiz for CE Credit

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1. Hazard ratios for Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) are 2-fold higher for non-HDL in American Indians with diabetes mellitus than for LDL.

2. LDL target levels are <100 mg/dl for ideal primary prevention, <70 mg/dl for high-risk CVD populations, and <55 mg/dl for very high-risk CVD population.

3. Severe hypertriglyceridemia is defined as a level >500 mg/dl.

4. A fasting lipid panel should be drawn for patients with diabetes at:

5. Familial Hypercholeserolemia is a group of inherited genetic defects resulting in severe elevations of blood cholesterol levels that produce severe hypercholesterolemia and increased risk of premature coronary heart disease (CHD).

6. The following is/are visual signs of Familial Hypercholesterolemia:

7. Statins and other lipid-lowering therapies are the most effective preventive drugs available in cardiology and can reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease events by up to 55%.

8. The following is/are examples of patient complaints with statin therapy:

9. High-grade PVCs occurring during recovery from exercise were associated with long-term risk of cardiovascular mortality in asymptomatic individuals.