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what kind of doctor treats cholesterol

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randee Lipman
37 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol : A good start would be your family doctor. They can recommend treatment or refer you. Usually cardiologist treat cholesterol. There are endocrinolog ... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
ANY DOC=LDL order: Any doctor can order an LDL cholesterol (as part of a lipid panel: ldl, hdl, total cholesterol, triglycerides) but usually your primary physician orde ... Read More
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Dr. James Underberg
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Any can order: Any doctor and many non md's such as np's can order and interpret cholesterol results. If faced with complex results then seeing someone with an inter ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexandre Furman
Specializes in Pulmonology
Sardines: Sardines are rich in omega-3 fatty acids unsaturated fat eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). it can help increase HDL levels ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Diet: Since your triglycerides are low, I'm assuming that your diabetes is well controlled by diet but I would like to know what your hgb A1c is. Your total ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol: it would be a good idea to talk with your doc about diet,exercise and other steps if needed to lower your lipids
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Generally No: Cholesterol medications can cause muscle pain, but generally not back and joint pain. I would suggest seeing a spine specialist to see what might be ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: Never heard of this.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: It may be worth repeating because of the possibility of a lab error. I would be seriously concerned.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Medical Science: This question asks for information that would fill a whole text book. It is, unfortunately, out of the scope of this simple app. It is a good questio ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Hyperlipidemia: Well it depends what type of cholesterol he was referring to, although it most likely is your LDL. There are different types of cholesterol and diffe ... Read More
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