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Call for Board Nominations

The NLA is currently accepting nominations for Officer and At-Large positions for the NLA Board of Directors and all Chapter Boards of Directors. To submit an NLA or Chapter Board nomination, click here. All nominations are due... read more

Cholesterol Screening in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released an update to its... read more

Check your Mailbox for the NLA Recommendations Part 2

The National Lipid Association (NLA) Recommendations Part 2 are published and available on the Journal of Clinical Lipidology website.

Part Two of the NLA Recommendations reinforce the importance... read more

ICD-10 Reference Sheet

Ralph La Forge, MSc, CLS, FNLA, Chair of the Lipid Clinic Operations Committee, created a quick reference sheet of commonly used lipid centric ICD-10 codes. The sheet highlights some differences between ICD-10 and the old ICD-9 codes. The sheet is designed to help clinicians at level I or level... read more

Online Enduring Educational Activities

The NLA partners with various medical education providers to offer many free, online educational opportunities to its members. These include programs on how to lower CVD risk, how to manage lipids beyond statins, and much more. These activities are free of charge and can be completed at your own... read more

New Patient Tear Sheets Now Available!

The Practice Tools and Clinical Care Committee created new patient tear sheets. The three latest tear sheets are on coronary artery calcium testing, cardiovascular risk calculation, and high blood triglycerides. To access all tear sheets,... read more

AHA 2015 Meeting Coverage

The National Lipid Association provides meeting coverage and highlights for its members from select presentations at the American Heart Association's 2015 Annual Scientific Sessions in Orlando. Read our meeting coverage here... read more

Attending the AHA Scientific Sessions in Orlando? #NLAatAHA

Here is a list of relevant sessions and presentations that may be of interest to you, featuring NLA members as presenters or moderators. We encourage all those in attendance to support the NLA and clinical lipidology with their participation in these sessions. If you are active on social media,... read more

The Foundation of the National Lipid Association Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Pledges to the Foundation of the National Lipid Association 

The Foundation of the National Lipid Association has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to... read more

FH Awareness Day Is on September 24 - Help Spread Awareness Familial Hypercholesterolemia

This year, Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Awareness Day is on September 23, 2015. It was initiated by The FH Foundation as part of their mission to raise awareness of FH in the public. 

The FH Foundation is a patient-centered nonprofit organization dedicated to education, advocacy,... read more


by Dr. Radut.