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Pearls for lowering lipids

their guidelines about using lipid-lowering therapy to reduce cardiovascular risks, said Leonard Mankin, MD, FACP.
July 2016

QD: News Every Day--Patients who achieve low cholesterol levels still get lipid tests

QD: News Every Day--Patients who achieve low cholesterol levels still get lipid tests. ... One-third of patients with coronary heart disease and who had low-density cholesterol levels less than 100 mg/dL underwent repeat lipid testing anyway, a study
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Patients won't fill lipid drugs more than other classes

QD: News Every Day--Patients won't fill lipid drugs more than other classes.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Cholesterol, triglycerides improving, but obesity and need for cardiovascular interventions continues

001 for linear trend). Trends in lipids were similar among adults not receiving lipid-lowering medications to those reported for adults overall. ... Researchers noted that the trends may be due eating fewer trans-fatty acids or other lifestyle changes,
January 2020

Guidelines should rarely become rules

Recently BP targets and lipid management have become controversial. Pharyngitis (a personal research interest) has multiple varied guidelines.
January 2020

Test responsibly

I have had plenty of conversations with patients over the years, for example, about the utility of measuring lipid subfractions or performing coronary artery calcium scoring to refine individual cardiovascular risk
January 2020

Another guideline problem involves inaccurate CV risk estimation

Another guideline problem involves inaccurate CV risk estimation. When the recent lipid primary prevention guideline released in 2013, I was deemed at “high risk” for cardiovascular disease. ... The guideline uses a risk calculator to guide lipid
January 2020

Calculating risk for cholesterol drugs

associate director of the lipid clinic at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. ... target. But the ACC/AHA guidelines never said to forgo ongoing lipid monitoring entirely, Dr.
November 2015

All the information is in the computer

What would you want to know? --last lipid level. --target LDL (how do we calculate this?). ... We assume that whoever ordered that last lipid panel must have done something when the LDL came back above the target.
January 2020

PADs impact exceeds that of many other cardiovascular conditions, expert says

Focus on PAD management via smoking cessation, exercise, lipid management, blood pressure control, blood sugar control and use of medications.
January 2020

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