How Do Indian Doctors Deal with Dyslipidemia? LAI National Survey

How Do Indian Doctors Deal with Dyslipidemia? LAI National Survey

  • Uniformity in the use of dyslipidemia guidelines to be emphasized as patients in India often consult many physicians over time: to avoid contradictory advice that negatively impacts adherence.
  • There is a need to educate physicians regarding familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) diagnosis and its importance.
  • The incidence of statin intolerance is low, so statin usage should increase.
  • Statins should be started at the time of diabetes mellitus diagnosis.
  • The usage of nonstatin drugs is very low.
  • Fibrates are still preferred in patients with high TG.
  • Lp(a) estimation rates are low.
  • It is encouraging that 60% have read about LAI guidelines.

Dr. Vimal Mehta

Prof Dr. Vimal Mehta is the Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at BioXcel Therapeutics & CEO, Chairman and Co-Founder. He Published a State of art paper in the Archives of Medical Science reviewing Pulmonary hypertension in left heart disease. Dr. Mehta holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Delhi, India and completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in chemistry at the University of Montpellier, France.

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