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Recenti Prog Med. 2013 Sep;104(9):476-81. doi: 10.1701/1331.14734.

[Dyslipidemia management with medical nutrition therapy: current status and perspectives].

[Article in Italian]


In Italy, patients with dyslipidemia account for 15-20% of the adult population with major healthcare and socio-economic impact. According to the ESC/EAS guidelines for the management of dyslipidemias, desirable cholesterol and triglyceride levels can be achieved with a synergy between drug treatment and adequate diet therapy. However, what diets should be adopted? In this review article, different types of dietary treatments are compared, with a special focus on diet education. The new scientific frontier of nutrigenetics is also discussed.

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