One in four people has pre-diabetes, or elevated blood glucose, that puts them at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
With custom dosing, statins can safely lower cholesterol levels even for the most sensitive patients.
It’s the “good fat.” High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol can actually protect you against heart disease. And you can boost your levels by adopting a healthy lifestyle: eat right, exercise regularly and don’t smoke. In this whiteboard session, cardiologist Michael Rocco, MD, shares how HDL cholesterol works to your heart’s benefit.
Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is the main target for assessing heart disease risk. High LDL is a problem. For every 10% increase in LDL cholesterol there’s a 10 percent higher risk of having a heart attack or stroke. In this whiteboard session, cardiologist Michael Rocco, MD, explains how LDL cholesterol works and what treatments can control … Read More