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an inbalance of lipids (especially cholesterol) in the blood; hypercholesterolemia
Dyslipidemia is an abnormal amount of lipids in the blood. In developed countries, most dyslipidemias are hyperlipidemias; that is, an elevation of lipids in the blood. This is often due to diet and lifestyle. Prolonged elevation of insulin levels can also lead to dyslipidemia. Likewise, increased levels of O-GlcNAc transferase may cause dyslipidemia.
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Dyslipidemia among children/adolescents is concerning because blood lipid concentrations from childhood track into adulthood, and having dyslipidemia as a child or adolescent may be evidence of early development of heart disease.
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