Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben discusses a news article regarding a report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The report is recommending that children begin screening for high LDL levels at age 2. It also recommends that child as young as 8 years of age be put on cholesterol lowering drugs to avoid future heart problems. In addition they are recommending children as young as 1 be put on low-fat milk.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs continue talking about these recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
- Tom has a friend who has been diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis.
- Cory was recently diagnosed with Meniere's disease.