What long-term monitoring is indicated in the treatment of hypertriglyceridemia (high triglyceride levels)?

Updated: Jul 23, 2021
  • Author: Mary Ellen T Sweeney, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Follow up with patients who are on diet and lipid-lowering therapy. Periodically monitor their blood cholesterol, triglyceride, and lipoprotein levels. If patients are taking lipid-lowering medications, obtain periodic liver function tests.


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