Tag Archives | Cholesterol

Meet 20-Year Veteran Dr. Sarah Blumenschein

Sarah Blumenschein, M.D. Preventive Cardiologist, Children’s Medical Center Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern WHAT SHE DOES: Treats cardiac conditions, with an emphasis on kids at risk for coronary artery disease. YEARS AT CHILDREN’S: 20. WHAT DRIVES HER: “When a family’s loved one suffers a heart attack, it is emotionally, physically and financially devastating. My […]

Continue Reading 0

Cholesterol and kids

>Did you know some children can have high cholesterol? A study of more than 20,000 fifth-graders in West Virginia found that some children who didn’t meet the profile for high cholesterol from the government’s National Cholesterol Education Program nonetheless had elevated cholesterol levels and could benefit from medication or interventions to reduce their cholesterol levels. […]

Continue Reading 0