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NLA Recommendations & Statements

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Oct, 2019

Last Updated:

Sep, 2019

The NLA released an official scientific statement on Lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] designed as a comprehensive source of guidance for medical professionals making decisions to improve the health and well-being of children and adults at risk of premature cardiovascular disease.

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Oct, 2019

The NLA has released a statement paper that provides updated guidance to clinicians to help identify patient groups in whom treatment with PCSK9 monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) provides a reasonable value.

 

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Aug, 2019

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Oct, 2019

This  document  was  approved  by  the  American  College  of  Cardiology  Clinical  Policy  Approval  Committee,  the American Heart Association Science Advisory and Coordinating Committee, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary  Rehabilitation,  American  Academy  of  Physician  Assistants,  Association  of  Black  Cardiologists, American  College  of  Preventive  Medicine,  American  Diabetes  Association,  American  Geriatrics  Society,  American Pharmacists  Association,  American  Society  for  Preventive  Cardiology,  National  Lipid  Association,  and  Preventive Cardiovascular  Nurses  Association  in  October 2018,  and  the  American  Heart  Association  Executive  Committee  in  October 2018.

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Dec, 2018

https://www.lipid.org/nla/national-lipid-association-releases-draft-part-two-its-recommendations-patient-centered The NLA Recommendations for Patient-Centered Management of Dyslipidemia, published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology, re-affirm the importance of cholesterol goals for the prevention of heart attack and stroke. The recommendations should serve as guidance to clinicians for treating patients with dyslipidemia.

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May, 2017

On June 3, 2015, the anticipated final results of the IMProved Reduction of Outcomes: Vytorin Efficacy International Trial (IMPROVE-IT) was published online in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM 2015;372:2387-97).

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Jan, 2017

The National Lipid Association (NLA) recently convened an Expert Panel on Statin Safety to examine various aspects of statin therapy and to determine its safety, patient tolerance and effectiveness.

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Jan, 2017

The NLA held a consensus conference in January 2011 to bring together experts on inflammatory markers and advanced lipoprotein testing for the generation of an NLA statement of clinical guidance regarding the utility of various biomarkers. The panel reviewed apolipoprotein B (Apo B), C-reactive protein (CRP), high-density lipoprotein (HDL) subfractions, lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2), low-density lipoprotein (LDL) subfractions, low-density lipoprotein particle number/concentration (LDL-P), and lipoprotein (a) (Lp(a)).

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Jan, 2017

Adapted from an article in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology (JCL) titled, The Importance of Non-HDL Cholesterol Reporting in Lipid Management1

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