Table of Contents

Part I: The ABC’s; Anatomy, Biology and Chemistry of Cholesterol and Atherosclerosis

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Lies, Damn lies and Statistics;
      The Facts about Heart Disease

The Alphabet Soup that makes up Heart Disease;
     It all spells out Ath-er-o-scle-ro-sis

     The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Atherosclerosis-More than just Clogged Pipes;
     Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Plaque Buildup

Part II: The Clinical Aspects of Atherosclerosis

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Cardiac Risk Factors;
      Sugar and Spice (and everything else not so nice)

Cardiovascular Risk Assessment;
     Real Science or Merely Educated Guessing?

Blood Testing in the Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk;
     Establishing the Goals of therapy to Prevent, Treat and Reverse Atherosclerosis

The Clinical Aspects of Coronary Heart Disease;
     Do you have it, and if so, when do you call in the plumber?

Atherosclerosis outside of the heart;
     Frequently hidden but not always silent, and sometimes deadly

Part III: Therapeutic Strategies and Interventions for the Preventions, Treatment and Reversal of Atherosclerosis

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 14

Chapter 15

TLC-(part 1);
      The first steps to good cardiovascular health – Eating to Live

TLC-(part 2);
     The first steps to good cardiovascular health – Healthy Living

Non-Pharmacologic therapy for CHD;
     The Natural stuff

Drug Therapy;
     Take two aspirin and call me…

Special populations;
     Unless you are a middle aged white guy, this means you…

Developing and implementing your Personalized Program