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2015 NLA Spring CLU Meeting Coverage

The National Lipid Association is featuring highlights from selected presentations at the 2015 Spring Clinical Lipid Update in Denver. New meeting highlights will be posted after the last session of the day. Read our meeting coverage ... read more

NLA Recognizes Million Hearts®

During February—which is American Heart Month—the National Lipid Association (NLA) would like to recognize the important work underway by Million Hearts. This national initiative was launched by the Department of Health and Human Services in 2012, with the exciting goal of preventing 1 million... read more

NLA Nutrition Workgroup Comments on the Dietary Cholesterol News Reports

Recently, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has re-evaluated its longstanding guidance about the avoidance of high-cholesterol foods, and has compiled a draft report that states cholesterol is no longer a nutrient of concern. This updated guidance is expected to be submitted to the... read more

Get Involved in the Dissemination of the Recommendations

The NLA Recommendations for Patient-Centered Management of Dyslipidemia was recently published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology.As you know, these Recommendations are a tool for clinicians who treat... read more

New Results from Cholesterol Counts Show Most Americans Polled Do Not Know Their Bad Cholesterol (LDL-C) Levels

Despite the fact that high LDL-C (bad cholesterol) is a critical heart health factor for adults, 71 percent of Americans surveyed (n=2,033) are not sure of or do not recall their LDL-C (bad cholesterol) levels, according to the initial results from the Cholesterol Counts Poll released today... read more

New CLM-SAP on Guidelines in Clinical Lipidology Now Available!

CLM-SAP 17 is a free CME online self-assessment program that will objectively validate and enhance your knowledge of the available clinical practice guidelines and recommendations related to lipid management in order to... read more

NLA and Chapter Board Nominations Now Open

The NLA is now accepting nominations for Officer (President-Elect, Treasurer, and Secretary) and At-Large positions for the NLA Board of Directors and Chapter Boards of Directors.The deadline to submit nominations is Monday, March 9. To submit an NLA or Chapter Board nomination, click ... read more

by Dr. Radut.