The European and American guidelines on dyslipidemia management overlap but also diverge in critical ways. A Johns Hopkins cardiologist highlights similarities and differences.
Test your knowledge of the key elements and outcomes of the highly buzzed about REDUCE-IT trial with this 5-question quiz.
How much do you know about the 2019 ACC/AHA guidelines on the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease? Take this 9-question quiz to find out.
Eighty percent of all cardiovascular events are preventable. The ACC/AHA 2019 guidelines are a single source of best practices to help achieve that goal. Review them here, at-a-glance.
To manage cholesterol in your patients, it still helps to know your numbers, new guidelines notwithstanding. Here, 8 simple questions that take you back to basics.
Routine fasting for cholesterol tests could be eliminated by adopting a newer method for determining LDL cholesterol, according to a new study.
Treatment rates for dangerously high cholesterol levels remain low, according to a new study.
Cardioprotective effects of omega-3 fatty acids accrue over multiple risk factors; the higher the Omega-3 Index, the lower the risk of mortality.
The consequences of elevated triglycerides range from xanthomas to CVD. Here, a primer on the mechanism of omega-3 fatty acid therapy.
Which CVD biomarker is most useful in what situation? Here are the top 5 most useful in primary care plus 3 key criteria to help choose the right one.