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Review Proposed Bylaws Changes

The Board of Directors is proposing important changes to the Bylaws, and NLA members will have a chance to vote on these at the Scientific Sessions in Chicago on June 13 during the annual business meeting. Click here to review the... read more

2015 Board Nominations Presented

The Nominating Committees for the NLA and its Chapters have completed their work for 2015 and have submitted a recommendation for officers and directors at large for the terms available. The slate will be presented for election by the members at the Annual Business Meeting in Chicago during the... read more

Masters in Lipidology Online Course Now Available

Adapted from the live course, Masters in Lipidology Online Course will provide participants with the intensive experience of a 2-day training course, with the flexibility to learn at their own pace from anywhere in the world! Learn from leading experts, assess your knowledge of lipid science and... read more

The National Lipid Association Releases the Full Report of Its Recommendations for Patient-Centered Management of Cholesterol

Emphasizes the Importance of LDL-Cholesterol Monitoring, LDL Goal Attainment and Shared Decision Making Between Patients and Provider

NEW YORK — Yesterday, the National Lipid Association  (NLA) released the Full Report of its Part One Recommendations for Patient-Centered Management of... read more

Summary of the 2015 ACC Scientific Sessions

The National Lipid Association (NLA) was in attendance at the recent American College of Cardiology (ACC) Annual Scientific Session and Expo 2015, March 14-16, in San Diego. The meeting was dedicated to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease, taking an interactive and... read more

Why Cholesterol Counts Matters

In 2014, the Foundation of the National Lipid Association (FNLA), Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA), and Mended Hearts launched Cholesterol Counts, a program designed to accumulate Internet-based... read more

NLA Secretary Publishes Article on 'Clinician Reviews' Website

An article written by National Lipid Association (NLA) member Joyce L. Ross, MSN, CRNP, CCS, FPCNA, FNLA, titled "Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Role of NPs and PAs in Achieving Optimal Outcomes Using Novel Therapeutic Interventions," was published on the Clinician Reviews ... read more

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

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


by Dr. Radut.