Treatment approach for patients with chronic kidney disease
Approach to the treatment of dyslipidemia in patients with chronic kidney disease. Units for cholesterols and triglycerides are mg/dL. HDL-C indicates high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; TG, triglycerides; TLC, therapeutic lifestyle changes. Adapted from Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (K/DOQI) Group. K/DOQI clinical practice guidelines for management of dyslipidemias in patients with kidney disease. Am J Kidney Dis. 2003 Apr;41(4 Suppl 3):I-IV, S1-91. Used with permission.