- 787,000 deaths from Cardiovascular disease (CVD)
- 1 of every 3.0 deaths in U.S. is from CV disease
- 1 death q. 40 sec from CVD
- CVD kills more than ALL forms of cancer combined
- Number 1 killer of women
- ~50% of African‐American adults have some CVD
What’s New with Hyperlipidemia in 2014?
Source: Brian V. Reamy, MD, FAAFP, Col(Ret), Associate Dean for Faculty & Professor of Family Medicine Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD
Image credits: Nur Jameel C.