Cholesterol Disorders

Primary Care Can Lead in CVD Prevention
August 24, 2020

VIDEO: Preventive cardiology is a multidisciplinary therapeutic area and primary care clinicians have the advantage of greatest patient exposure to help advance care.

VIDEO: Preventive Cardiology in 2020: Room for Improvement
August 20, 2020

VIDEO: Treatment for ASCVD patients at high risk is lagging behind the availability of powerful new therapies. And, the pandemic does not help, according to Seth Baum, MD.

9 Questions on Primary CV Disease Prevention
March 02, 2020

The 2019 ACC/AHA guidelines on the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease could change your clinical practice. Try these 9 questions to find out how.

First Oral Non-Statin LDL-C Lowering Drug Approved in 2 Decades
February 25, 2020

Bempedoic acid is the first oral, once-daily, non-statin cholesterol lowering medication to receive FDA approval since 2002.

AHA/ACC & ESC/EAS Lipid Guidelines: Compare & Contrast Quiz
January 10, 2020

Dyslipidemia guidelines from the US and Europe take slightly different routes to similar ends. Test your knowledge of the twists and turns.

Lipid Guidelines, Compared: ACC/AHA and ESC/EAS
October 09, 2019

The European and American guidelines on dyslipidemia management overlap but also diverge in critical ways. A Johns Hopkins cardiologist highlights similarities and differences.

REDUCE-IT Trial: A 5-question Quiz
May 30, 2019

Test your knowledge of the key elements and outcomes of the highly buzzed about REDUCE-IT trial with this 5-question quiz.

Primary Cardiovascular Prevention: 2019 ACC/AHA Guideline Update
April 17, 2019

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.

Cholesterol Management 101: Do You Know the Numbers?
May 02, 2018

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.

Severe Cholesterol Levels Poorly Treated
April 17, 2018

Treatment rates for dangerously high cholesterol levels remain low, according to a new study.