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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: schalk | 2004/02/15

Q.

Hipercholesterol in children treatment

Boy,4years, with LDL of 7 on cholesteramien 3 packets daily, 30 kg on low fat diet but chol not improving much. also constipated if more cholesteramien is taken. child always hungry.any alternative for treating this problem.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

What you describe is a difficult problem and it is best to stick to one doctor, but if no headway is made you may request a referral to someone who specialises in endocrine disturbances.

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