Exploring the most up to date information in the peer-reviewed literature, The Year in Dyslipidaemia 2004 presents an overview of the latest advancements in this complex field. The editors scan nearly 50 journals, reviews and summarize their most significant papers, and place them in context. This process of distillation provides the reader with an invaluable reference. The book covers the different modifiable risk factors and the increase in propensity for cardiovascular disease caused by type 2 diabetes. Providing a guide to these possibilities, it keeps the specialist or GP up to date with the ever-increasing range of therapeutic and prophylactic options available for the management of lipid disorders.