Cardiology

How to Help Your Patients Reduce High Triglycerides

David Sabgir, MD, FACC, Mount Carmel Health Systems, talks about the dangers of very high triglycerides. In addition to practicing as a clinician, Dr. Sabgir is also the founder of Walk With a Doc and Lowermytrigs.com, two programs geared towards helping people take steps towards improving their health. Dr. Sabgir offers several tips on how physicians can help their patients manage healthy triglyceride levels. Recommendations for How to Help Patients Lower High Triglycerides 1.  Exercising or engaging in moderate physical activity 25-30 minutes per day 2. Keeping portions under control 3. Minimizing alcohol consumption 4. Consider a prescription medication for reducing triglycerides. 

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