What are the risk factors for dyslipidemia and atherosclerosis identified by the AACE?

Updated: Jul 23, 2021
  • Author: Mary Ellen T Sweeney, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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In addition to the risk factors above, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) includes the following as major risk factors for dyslipidemia and atherosclerosis [39] :

  • Elevated serum total cholesterol levels

  • Elevated levels of non–high-density lipoprotein (non–HDL) levels

  • Elevated low-density lipoprotein (LDL) levels


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