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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

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

New Lipid Insights Webinar on the NLA Recommendations - Register Now

Join the NLA for the next Lipid Insights Virtual Journal Club o... 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

Update on Hypertriglyceridemia: Clinical Relevance and Treatment Recommendations

Participate in this free online program to learn more about hypertriglyceridemia. What are the causes and risks of high triglycerides? What are the key lifestyle and pharmacologic... read more

Call for Honors and Awards

To honor the exceptional professionals in our ranks, nominate your colleage by Friday, March 6. The NLA has established several types of recognition: Fellow of the NLA, NLA Distinguished Achievement Award, and NLA Honorary Lifetime Membership Award. To view the awards criteria and requirements... read more


by Dr. Radut.