Cholesterol Disorders

Cholesterol Disorders

Contrave, a combination of naltrexone and buproprion, has been approved for long-term weight loss management in overweight and obese adults.

The real impact of nutritious menu changes at fast food chains like McDonalds remains to be seen, but these—along with modifying the dosage schedules of patients who appear to be statin-intolerant—may prove to have long-term salubrious effects.

Smoking can increase cholesterol, triglycerides, and LDL while decreasing HDL.

Although this study did not show benefits for heart disease, it has shown that weight loss improves many other health problems.

Colesevelam helps reduce serum glucose levels and also lowers LDL-C in patients with type 2 diabetes. Bromocriptine reduces the relative risk of cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes.


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