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Blood Lipid Levels and Antihypertensive Therapy

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The effects of elevated blood lipid concentrations on cardiovascular mortality and morbidity are reviewed, with particular emphasis on how high fat diets and antihypertensive drugs can influence the risk of developing atherosclerosis.

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This paper was originally published in American Journal of Cardiology 60: 33E–35E, 1987. It is reproduced here with permission from the journal.

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Roberts, W.C. Blood Lipid Levels and Antihypertensive Therapy. Drugs 36, 6–10 (1988). https://doi.org/10.2165/00003495-198800362-00003

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Keywords

  • Antihypertensive Therapy
  • Blood Lipid Level
  • Lipid Research Clinic
  • Intrinsic Sympathomimetic Activity
  • High Density Lipo