Lipids and CV Health Resource Center

Access clinical tools and evidence-based protocols to reduce the medical consequences of familial and acquired dyslipidemia in patients.

Lipids and CV Health Resource Center

Offering Guidance through the Latest Science on Lipid Conditions

This resource center includes presentations that provide guidance on screening, risk assessment, and treatment recommendations for a range of individuals with various lipid disorders. The recommendations emphasize the importance of treating low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in some individuals to lower goals than previously endorsed and support the measurement of coronary artery calcium scores and inflammatory markers to help stratify risk. Special consideration is given to individuals with diabetes, familial hypercholesterolemia, women, and youth with dyslipidemia. Both clinical and cost-effectiveness data are provided to support treatment decisions.