The answer is d Fauci 14e pp 21422145 Tierney 39e p 1200 The most common type of familial hyperlipoproteinemia is type 2A

(elevated LDL). Heterozygous carriers present with a family history of coronary events and often have tendon xanthomas. Patients with type 3 dysbetalipoproteinemia (normal LDL with elevated IDL and VLDL) often present with palmar xanthomas and tuberous xanthomas. Hypothy-roidism, diabetes mellitus, nephrotic syndrome, and liver disease are sec ondary causes of hyperlipidemia. Arcus senilis before the age of 40 is consistent with hyperlipidemia. Physicians should be able to calculate different cholesterol levels (mg/dL) using the following simple formulas:

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Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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