Hyperlipidemia Teaching 2307

SN instructed patient on hyperlipidemia also known as hyperlipoproteinemia. It is a condition in which there are high levels of fat particles (lipids) in the blood. These substances can deposit in blood vessel walls and restrict blood flow. This creates a risk of heart attack and stroke. Hyperlipidemia doesn't cause any symptoms. The condition is diagnosed by routine blood tests, recommended every five years for adults. Treatments include medication, a healthy diet, and exercise.

Hyperlipidemia Teaching 2072

Sn instructed patient on managing hyperlipidemia means controlling cholesterol and triglycerides. Read food labels and choose foods with low cholesterol and saturated trans fat. For people who would benefit from lowering their cholesterol, the American Heart Association recommends aiming for a dietary pattern that limits saturated fat to 5 to 6 percent of daily calories and reduces the percent of calories from trans fat.

Hyperlipidemia Teaching 2073

SN instructed about managing Hyperlipidemia such as: Limit your intake of red meat and dairy products made with whole milk to reduce your saturated and trans fat. Choose skim milk, lowfat or fat - free dairy products. Limit fried food, and use healthy oils in cooking, such as vegetable oil.