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Familial Hypercholesterolemia, the Dangers

By Jenny Cannon / February 27, 2015 / Comments Off on Familial Hypercholesterolemia, the Dangers

Dr. Baum’s work on an editorial published by the Journal of Clinical Lipidology was recently cited in a Healio article on Familial Hypercholesterolemia. The article, which discusses the under-diagnosis as well as the evolving field of treating CVD, can be found here.

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What Is Involved In A Cholesterol Test

By Preventive Cardiology Inc. / January 14, 2015 / Comments Off on What Is Involved In A Cholesterol Test

What Is Involved In A Cholesterol Test (INFOGRAPHIC)

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FH Runs in Families

By Preventive Cardiology Inc. / January 14, 2015 / Comments Off on FH Runs in Families

FH Runs in Families The cholesterol disorder that runs in families: FH, Familial Hypercholesterolemia We all know the outward traits we have inherited from our parents. You might have your mother’s eyes or your father’s hair color. Those kinds of features make it obvious how physical traits run in families. Unfortunately, there are hidden medical…

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Talking to Your Doctor About Your Cholesterol

By Preventive Cardiology Inc. / September 29, 2014 / Comments Off on Talking to Your Doctor About Your Cholesterol

Talking to your doctor about your cholesterol Most people know that high cholesterol can be a killer, particularly the LDL or “bad” cholesterol that clogs arteries and causes heart attacks. If you receive abnormally high LDL results after a cholesterol check, how should you talk to your doctor about it? Dr. Josh Knowles, faculty member…

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Habits to Help Lower Bad Cholesterol

By Jenny Cannon / September 10, 2014 / Comments Off on Habits to Help Lower Bad Cholesterol

Keeping LDL-Cholesterol in it’s Place: Healthy Habits to Try There are a number of ways to stay healthy and lower “bad” (LDL) cholesterol. Some of us have lived our lives the same way for a long time and because of our habits, choices and lifestyle, we carry some very high LDL cholesterol numbers. At this…

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FH: The Genetic Mutation that Raises your Cholesterol

By Preventive Cardiology Inc. / July 25, 2014 / Comments Off on FH: The Genetic Mutation that Raises your Cholesterol

Understanding Familial Hypercholesterolemia Download as a PDF  Understanding Familial Hypercholesterolemia (pdf)  

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The Myriad Benefits of Fish Oil

By Preventive Cardiology Inc. / July 17, 2014 / Comments Off on The Myriad Benefits of Fish Oil

Consumers face a dizzying array of products and claims in the dietary supplement aisle — but a little knowledge can go a long way in helping chart a healthy lifestyle.

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The Cholesterol Myth

By Preventive Cardiology Inc. / June 18, 2014 / Comments Off on The Cholesterol Myth

The cholesterol myth: Is sugar the big culprit? If you want to reduce your risk for the type of coronary heart disease often referred to as “clogging” or “hardening” of the arteries, should you reduce the amount of cholesterol, saturated fat or sugar in your diet?

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High Cholesterol, Family Style

By Preventive Cardiology Inc. / June 18, 2014 / Comments Off on High Cholesterol, Family Style

If you’re close to your parents, chances are there are many things they’ve passed on to you that you’ve taken to heart — and possibly one you hope they haven’t. If you’ve got poor blood cholesterol levels and you and your doctor have struggled to control them, you might have familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), which is passed from parents to children.

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Heart Disease Prevention

By Preventive Cardiology Inc. / July 6, 2012 / Comments Off on Heart Disease Prevention

Heart Disease Prevention in Boca Raton, FL [two_third] As a Preventive Cardiologist I have a singular goal – to avert heart attacks and strokes. At first blush this may seem to be an easy task. After all, everyone knows the major risks for vascular disease – smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, unfavorable genetics,…

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