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Philadelphia Nurse Practitioner Becomes National Lipid Association President

Joyce Ross, MSN, ANP, CLS, CRNP, FPCNA, FNLA, assumed her role as president of the National Lipid Association (NLA) during the business meeting held Saturday, May 21, 2016, in conjunction with the 2016 Scientific Sessions in New Orleans.

“We’re no longer in our infancy. We’re teenagers... read more

Part 2 of Joint Scientific Statement Issued On Use Of Bariatric Surgery To Improve Cholesterol Levels And Reduce Risk Of Heart Disease

According to the second part of the joint scientific statement by the National Lipid Association (NLA), American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), and Obesity Medicine Association (OMA), bariatric surgery improves multiple cardiovascular risk factors, including blood pressure... read more

2016 NLA Scientific Sessions Meeting Coverage

The NLA 2016 Scientific Sessions is underway. View featured highlights here.... read more

Shop the NLA Store and Support the Foundation

Support the Foundation of the NLA by shopping the new NLA Store! All proceeds will be donated to the Foundation in an effort to support their educational mission. The store offers shirts, polos, hats, and much more branded with the NLA logo. Click... read more

NLA Endorses ACC Guidance for Non-Statin Therapies

The National Lipid Association (NLA) endorses the 2016 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on the Role of Non-Statin Therapies for LDL-Cholesterol Lowering in the Management of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk, published by the American College of Cardiology on April 1 in... read more

From ACC: A Consensus Approach to the Use of Non-Statin Therapy for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

By Carl E. Orringer, MD, FACC; Pamela Bowe Morris, MD, FACC; Donald M. Lloyd-Jones, MD, FACC

Guideline-directed patient care recommendations are based upon studies that make observations on groups of subjects who have specific characteristics and exhibit variable degrees of benefit or... read more

National Lipid Association Releases Its Annual Summary of Clinical Lipidology 2016

The National Lipid Association's (NLA) Annual Summary of Clinical Lipidology 2016... read more



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