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ea0063gp47 | Metabolic Syndrome and Hypoglycaemia | ECE2019

Awareness, treatment rates and compliance to treatment in patients with serum LDL cholesterol higher than 250 mg/dL, and possible, probable and definite familial hypercholesterolemia

Yaman Samet , Ozdemir Didem , Tugce Akman Busra , Cakir Bekir , Ersoy Osman

Aim: Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is an autosomal dominant genetic disease characterized by increased levels of low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-chol). Despite relatively high prevalance and significant association with increased mortality, the awareness of physicians and patients is low and it is an underdiagnosed and undertreated disease. We aimed to detect patients with FH and determine treatment status and compliance.Materials and metho...