● What is the difference between HTN and White Coat HTN?
○ White coat HTN is when the patient is hypertensive in the office setting, but normotensive outside of the office setting. Recommend home blood pressure monitoring before prescribing anti-hypertensives and consider 24-hour ambulatory monitoring.
● What are the causes of hyperlipidemia?
■ Genetic mutation (single gene); Heterozygous
■ Chol levels are usually 2-3x the normal LDL levels
● in adults, > 190 and in children, > 160
■ Prevalence is 1:200
■ Usually don't require genetic testing unless uncertainty in dx