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NLA Clinical Recommendations Page 2

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.

In connection with the Familial Hypercholesterolemia ("FH") initiative of the Foundation of the National Lipid Association, the NLA held a consensus conference in January 2011 to bring together experts on FH for the generation of an NLA statement of clinical guidance regarding the diagnosis and treatment FH. The link above provides the Executive Summary of the NLA expert panel, published in the June 2011 edition of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology.

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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