This book is a comprehensive and accessible resource for primary care clinicians that provides multifaceted strategies necessary to treat hyperlipidemia, as well as tips for incorporating techniques into clinical practice. In addition to discussing pharmacologic treatment, the book includes a thorough review of popular diets and therapeutic foods, herbs, and vitamins. A section on evidence-based recommendations for treating special populations discusses approaches for elderly patients, women, elite athletes, and other populations with unique medical needs. Clinical case studies illustrate the principles introduced in the book. The text is complete with novel screening tools for real world risk assessment.