Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Hypertriglyceridemia?

Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD

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September 14, 2018

Hypertriglyceridemia, a condition in which triglyceride levels are elevated, is a common disorder in the United States. It is often caused or exacerbated by uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, obesity, and sedentary habits and is a risk factor for coronary artery disease. Additional risk factors for hypertriglyceridemia include diet, stress, physical inactivity, and smoking. More than 25% of US adults have elevated triglycerides.

Are you familiar with the epidemiology, presentation, workup, and diagnosis of this challenging disorder? Test yourself with this quick quiz.

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