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Hypertriglyceridemia: A review of the evidence.

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Summary of "Hypertriglyceridemia: A review of the evidence."

Elevated triglycerides are independently associated with increased atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk. Hypertriglyceridemia is often a polygenic condition that can be affected by a myriad of interventions. Primary care NPs are well positioned to appropriately evaluate and manage hypertriglyceridemia, improving overall health outcomes.

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