Robins Global News & Noticias

  • Odds: Packers vs. Bears
    Odds: Packers vs. Bears
  • Featured Guest Post
    Featured Guest Post
  • Publicación de invitado destacado
    Publicación de invitado destacado
  • Trump Pence News
    Trump Pence News
  • Weather Alerts
    Weather Alerts

Special News Reports

+ Larger Font | + Smaller Font

Globe NewsWire News Distribution Service

Press Release: ACC, AHA Release 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol at AHA Scientific Sessions

NLA among 12 organizations to co-author, endorse key document for reducing risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
CHICAGO, Nov. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association, in collaboration with the National Lipid Association and nine other specialty societies, today released the 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol at AHA Scientific Sessions in Chicago.The document, an update to the 2013 Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults, emphasizes the importance of a heart-healthy lifestyle for all individuals and provides updated guidance for treatment of patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk, severe primary hypercholesterolemia and diabetes mellitus.Carl E. Orringer, MD, FACC, FNLA, an associate professor of medicine at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine and NLA past president, represented the NLA as a co-author. Joseph J. Saseen, PharmD, FAHA, FNLA, secretary/treasurer of the NLA, also served as a co-author and represented the American Pharmacists Association. He is a professor and vice chair of the department of clinical pharmacy and family medicine at the University of Colorado Denver.  “The National Lipid Association is proud to unanimously endorse the 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol,” said NLA President Alan S. Brown, MD, FACC, FAHA, FNLA. “As a preeminent leader in lipidology, it was important the NLA was represented in the writing of this guideline. We are proud of Dr. Orringer and Dr. Saseen for their great work on this document and would like to thank the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association for calling on our expertise to serve on the writing committee and as an endorsing partner. The NLA looks forward to future collaborations with the ACC, AHA and other endorsing organizations from this document.”“I was greatly honored to serve as the National Lipid Association representative to the 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol,” said Orringer. “This guideline is a rigorously developed, evidence-based document that covers a broad array of topics that impact the daily practice of clinical lipidology. Its implementation will require an informed practitioner who engages in a carefully considered clinician-patient discussion. The National Lipid Association is properly positioned to educate practitioners on the content and application of our guideline. We all look forward to a great year ahead as we begin the educational process.”

Posted: 2018-11-10 17:55:00

Get Full News Story On GlobeNewsWire Press Release Service

Listen to this article. Speaker link opens in a new window.
Text To Speech BETA Test Version.

Print Friendly and PDF Share Embed

Related News Stories From The Web And More

Related Bing News

Press Release: ACC, AHA Release 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol at AHA Scientific Sessions | Special News Reports - Newscast

AHA/ACC Release Updated Guidelines for Cholesterol Management

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 09:32:00 GMT

New cholesterol-lowering guidelines from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC), as well as several other nationally recognized health and medical organizati...

Vascepa® (icosapent ethyl) 26% Reduction in Key Secondary Composite Endpoint of Cardiovascular Death, Heart Attacks and Stro...

Sun, 11 Nov 2018 06:32:00 GMT

Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release ... and chief scientific officer of Amarin. "We believe that these positive results identify an important new treatment option to help lower cardio...

Sanofi: ODYSSEY OUTCOMES investigators highlight at AHA that Praluent® (alirocumab) was associated with fewer deaths from any cause

Sun, 11 Nov 2018 05:17:00 GMT

PARIS and Tarrytown, N.Y. - November 11, 2018 - New analyses on mortality from the 18,924-patient ODYSSEY OUTCOMES trial were presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions ...

ODYSSEY OUTCOMES Investigators Highlight at AHA that Praluent® (alirocumab) Injection Was Associated with Fewer Deaths from Any Cause

Sun, 11 Nov 2018 04:14:00 GMT

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe. Sanofi, Empowering Life Regeneron Forward-Looking Statements an...

Medscape/ACC Survey Looks at Current Cholesterol Management

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 09:24:00 GMT

The ACC and AHA will release a revised clinical practice guideline for managing dyslipidemia November 10 during the AHA's 2018 Scientific Sessions in Chicago, Illinois. "I am thrilled that the 2018 AC...

Related Bing Web Search

Cholesterol - Lab Tests Online

(Thu, 08 Nov 2018 23:15:00 GMT)

Cholesterol is a substance (a steroid) that is essential for life. It forms the membranes for cells in all organs and tissues in the body. It is used to make hormones that are essential for development, growth, and reproduction. It forms bile acids that are needed to absorb nutrients from food.

Routine periodic fasting is good for your health, and your ...

(Thu, 19 May 2011 23:53:00 GMT)

Routine periodic fasting is good for your health, and your heart, study suggests Date: May 20, 2011 Source: Intermountain Medical Center Summary: New evidence from cardiac researchers demonstrates ...

Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication

(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 20:15:00 GMT)

Died from a sudden heart attack at age 49; Non-smoker with no alarming risk factors; No prior symptoms of heart disease; Sadly, every day, so many families like the Fernandez's are shocked and left in pain and sorrow by an unpredicted heart attack, but they don't have to.

A Healthy Low Cholesterol Diet Plan in 15 Easy Steps

(Wed, 07 Nov 2018 21:36:00 GMT)

The fundamentals of a cholesterol-lowering diet plan. Your goal is to try to maintain your total cholesterol (the number obtained by adding 20 % of the triglycerides to the sum of the levels of LDL and HDL) lower than 200 mg for each deciliter of blood.

LDL Cholesterol - Understand the Test & Your Results

(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 07:51:00 GMT)

Low-density lipoprotein (LDL cholesterol, LDL-C) is one type of lipoprotein that carries cholesterol in the blood. LDL-C consists mostly of cholesterol and similar substances with a small amount of protein.

Anabolic steroid - Wikipedia

(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:03:00 GMT)

Anabolic steroids, also known more properly as anabolic–androgenic steroids (AAS), are steroidal androgens that include natural androgens like testosterone as well as synthetic androgens that are structurally related and have similar effects to testosterone. They are anabolic and increase protein within cells, especially in skeletal muscles, and also have varying degrees of androgenic and ...

Poster Sessions – CTDC10

(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 22:31:00 GMT)

At least one author of an abstract must be registered for the Congress in order to be included in the abstract book. One author can present only ONE abstract.

Amazon.com: Customer reviews: Slo-Niacin Controlled ...

(Fri, 02 Nov 2018 14:19:00 GMT)

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Slo-Niacin Controlled Release Niacin 500 mg -150 Tablets at Amazon.com. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

New ACC/AHA High Blood Pressure Guidelines Lower ...

(Mon, 13 Nov 2017 21:04:00 GMT)

High blood pressure should be treated earlier with lifestyle changes and in some patients with medication – at 130/80 mm Hg rather than 140/90 – based on new ACC and American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines for the detection, prevention, management and treatment of high blood pressure.

Newsroom Homepage | CMS

(Fri, 09 Nov 2018 17:02:00 GMT)

Every week during Open Enrollment, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will release enrollment snapshots for the HealthCare.gov platform, which is used by the Federally-facilitated Exchanges, the State Partnership Exchanges, and some State-based Exchanges.

Related News Story Videos From Youtube

2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol

Related Videos On: 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol

Cholesterol Conundrum - Know Your Metrics

Related Videos On: Cholesterol Conundrum - Know Your Metrics

High Blood Pressure & High Cholesterol - Diet by Dr Biswaroop

Related Videos On: High Blood Pressure & High Cholesterol - Diet by Dr Biswaroop

Psychosomatic Root Causes of High Cholesterol

Related Videos On: Psychosomatic Root Causes of High Cholesterol

Breaking News: Controversy Over New Cholesterol Guidelines Released by AHA and ACC

Related Videos On: Breaking News: Controversy Over New Cholesterol Guidelines Released by AHA and ACC

Blow Us A Whistle

Comments (Whistles) Designed By Disqus

Company Information

Official Content Providers


We recommend Firefox 3 (and above), Edge, and Chrome for dynamic performance.
© 2008-2018 RobinsPost (The Bird's Eye View Company) All rights are reserved.
RobinsPost provides links to news sites based on their RSS feeds.
All trademarks, copyrights, videos, photos and logos are owned by news sources.
News stories, videos and live streams are from trusted sources.
ROBINSPOST Is Proudly Made In America.
Where Quality, Safety and Service Comes First.