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NLA Recommendations for Patient-Centered Management of Dyslipidemia

NLA Recommendations for Patient-Centered
Management of Dyslipidemia

Part 1

The NLA Recommendations for Patient, 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.

Part 2 - NEW

Part 2 of the NLA Recommendations provides a unique set of recommendations for patient-centered management of dyslipidemia for special populations and conditions. It includes recommendations for the following:

  • Hispanics
  • South Asians
  • African Americans
  • Older patients
  • Children and adolescents
  • Women and unique issues in women’s health
  • Lifestyle therapies, including nutrition and physical activity
  • Improving patient outcome through adherence and team-based collaborative care
  • Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Residual Risk

The Part 2 Recommendations are available here.

NLA Recommendations for Patient-Centered Management of Dyslipidemia: Part 2

Part Two of the NLA Recommendations reinforce the importance of lifestyle changes as the cornerstone of therapy in cholesterol management, and provide new detailed advice for specific changes in diet, dietary patterns and the amount of physical activity and exercise required for cardiovascular health.

Clinicians

The recommendations are designed to assist healthcare providers in the diagnosis and treatment of lipid disorders. They are intended to provide additional expert guidance to previous guidelines currently available for the treatment of blood cholesterol.

  • View and download the National Lipid Association Recommendations for Patient-Centered Management of Dyslipidemia: Part 1—Full Report.
  • View and download the NLA Recommendations for Patient-Centered Management of Dyslipidemia.
  • View or Download this Slide Deck comparing the 2013 AHA/ACC Guidelines and NLA's Recommendations for Patient-centered Management of Dyslipidmia
  • Free CME Activity Available: Clinical Lipid Management Self-Assessment Program(CLM-SAP) on Guidelines in Clinical Lipidology: Concepts and Controversies
  • View the main conclusions of the NLA Recommendations here.
  • For more information, additional tools and resources, please visit the NLA Recommendations and Guidelines tab on the Resource Center here.
  • Download a slide deck of the NLA Recommendations for Patient-Centered Management of Dyslipidemia.
  • Listen to the latest ReachMD Lipid Luminations Podcast on the NLA Recommendations.
  • To discuss the NLA Recommendations online, please visit the NLA Recommendation’s forum. Click here to visit this forum.
  • View the presentation highlights of the NLA Recommendations for Patient-Centered Management of Dyslipidemia from the Clinical Lipid Update in Indianapolis.
  • View the presentation highlights of the NLA Recommendations for Patient-Centered Management of Dyslipidemia from the Clinical Lipid Update in Indianapolis.
  • View the first Lipid Insights in the current series featuring the NLA Patient Centered Treatment Recommendations.
  • View the second Lipid Insights in the current series featuring the NLA Patient Centered Treatment Recommendations: A Case Study in Dyslipidemia Management- Incorporating the NLA Recommendations into Practice.

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June 8, 2015 - 12:00pm



by Dr. Radut.