whether more CHILDREN should be treated for dyslipidemia

There's a big debate about whether more CHILDREN should be treated for dyslipidemia.

The American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends earlier screening and treatment...to slow the development of atherosclerosis.

They say to start screening between ages 2 and 10 years...for kids with a family history of dyslipidemia or premature cardiovascular disease...or risk factors such as obesity, hypertension, etc.

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