REFERRING TO SUBSPECIALISTS
- Patients who are currently receiving pharmacologic treatment for dyslipidemia should be evaluated and managed by a subspecialist.
- Patients with diabetes mellitus who have elevated LDL (>130 mg/dL) should also be seen by a subspecialist, regardless of initial management.
- Subspecialists who take care of dyslipidemia may include:
- Geneticists - specifically at metabolic clinics