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Flashcards in PH: Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke Deck (4):
1

What is LDL cholesterol?

Linked to apolipoprotein B, this carries cholesterol distally to the tissues and increases the risk of CHD

2

What is HDL cholesterol?

Linked to apolipoprotein A and probably assists in the excretion of cholesterol, and higher levels reduce the risk of CHD

3

What is VLDL cholesterol?

Has little to no relationship with CHD.

4

What does the polypill include?

Simvastatin
Losartan
Hydrocholorothiazide
Amlodipine