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Atherosclerosis Case Study Spring 2014 Deborah is 56 years old, smokes half a pack of cigarettes a day, is overweight, and recently diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Her friend wants her to come to a local women’s fitness class she attends once a week. She knows Deborah’s dad had died from an acute myocardial infarction when he was 56, and she fears, seeing Deborah’s lifestyle, the same fate awaits her friend. What she didn’t know was that Deborah had also been to her doctor for her annual physical where she was told the following: BP 144/92 BMI 30.3 Laboratory Findings: Fast Lipid panel: LDL 180 mg/dl, HDL 34mg/dl, cholesterol is 239 mg/dl, triglycerides 250 mg/dl Glucose 156 mg/dl 1. List Deborah’s known risk factors for coronary heart disease. What other information do you need to help address/appreciate Deborah’s risk profile for coronary artery disease? Discuss the different types of lipoproteins including
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