Source: Courtesy of Amy Kennedy, PharmD, BCACP
National Lipid Association Guideline Summary
New cholesterol recommendations were released last week by the National Lipid Association. Below are some of the highlights. Notice, these recommendations move more towards targeting specific lipid levels and assessing risk factors (similar to ATP III).
Many of you may be thinking, how does this fit in with the recently published ACC/AHA Lipid Guidelines. Below is a combined summary of similar recommendations. In addition, the ACC/AHA guidline recommendations can be found on the rxprescribingpearls website under lipids section.
Source: Courtesy of Dawne Cylwik, PharmD