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Lipid metabolism, physical activity, and postmenopausal hormone therapy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9820467     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The current concept of coronary risk reduction for the general population involves matching the intensity of the intervention to the intensity of the risk. In an evidence-based model, two components must be addressed: the strength of evidence of the risk of each attribute and the efficacy of specific interventions, both lifestyle modifications and pharmacotherapy. This format guides national recommendations for the control of lipid abnormalities and for physical activity for the general population. In the absence of randomized trial data for postmenopausal hormone therapy, presentation of relative benefits and risks should be offered with individualization of advice based on the characteristics of the specific patient. Patients with chronic renal disease have a high prevalence of coronary risk factors and are at high risk for coronary heart disease. Goals for coronary risk factor intervention must be developed for patients with specific subsets of chronic renal disease.
N K Wenger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0272-6386     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Kidney Dis.     Publication Date:  1998 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-12-03     Completed Date:  1998-12-03     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8110075     Medline TA:  Am J Kidney Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S80-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, and Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Disease / epidemiology,  prevention & control*
Evidence-Based Medicine
Hormone Replacement Therapy*
Kidney Failure, Chronic / complications,  epidemiology
Lipids / blood*
Middle Aged
Risk Factors
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