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Hyperlipidemia

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on hyperlipidemia and related issues, including dyslipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, hypertriglyceridemia, kidney disease, lipid disorders, metabolic syndrome, statins, and triglyceride levels. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Screening and Diagnosis

Prevention

Treatment

Editorials and Letters

Improving Practice

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content



Screening and Diagnosis

10/15/2012 NHLBI Expert Panel Releases Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children [Practice Guidelines]
12/01/2009 Screening for Lipid Disorders in Adults: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
02/01/2007 Which Lipoprotein Measurements Are Clinically Useful? [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]

Prevention

10/01/2011 Statins for Primary Cardiovascular Prevention [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Treatment

08/15/2016 Alirocumab (Praluent) for Treatment of Hyperlipidemia [STEPS] new
08/15/2014 ACC/AHA Release Updated Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce ASCVD Risk [Practice Guidelines] Algorithm
02/15/2014 Fish Oil for Treatment of Dyslipidemia [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
07/15/2013 Endocrine Society Releases Guidelines on Diagnosis and Management of Hypertriglyceridemia [Practice Guidelines]
09/01/2011 Pharmacologic Treatment of Hyperlipidemia Patient Education
05/15/2011 Primary Prevention of CVD: Treating Dyslipidemia [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
03/15/2011 Considerations for Safe Use of Statins: Liver Enzyme Abnormalities and Muscle Toxicitiy Algorithm
05/01/2007 Management of Hypertriglyceridemia Algorithm Patient Education
01/01/2010 Statins for Non-Dialysis Chronic Kidney Disease [Cochrane for Clinicians]
03/01/2008 AHA Publishes Statement on Drug Therapy for Lipid Abnormalities in Children and Adolescents [Practice Guidelines] Algorithm
10/01/2007 Best Alternatives to Statins for Treating Hyperlipidemia [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
03/15/2006 Amlodipine/Atorvastin (Caduet) for Preventing Heart Disease [STEPS]

Editorials and Letters

08/15/2014 Should Family Physicians Follow the New ACC/AHA Cholesterol Treatment Guideline? Yes: Implementing the New ACC/AHA Cholesterol Guideline Will Improve Cardiovascular Outcomes [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine] Algorithm
08/15/2014 Should Family Physicians Follow the New ACC/AHA Cholesterol Treatment Guideline? Not Completely: Why It Is Right to Drop LDL-C Targets but Wrong to Recommend Statins at a 7.5% 10-Year Risk [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
10/15/2012 Should Family Physicians Routinely Screen for Hypercholesterolemia in Children? No: Universal Screening has Uncertain Benefits and a High Risk of Harms [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
10/15/2012 Should Family Physicians Routinely Screen for Hypercholesterolemia in Children? Yes: The Evidence Supports Universal Screening [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
02/01/2011 Should We Treat Moderately Elevated Triglycerides? Yes: Treatment of Moderately Elevated Triglycerides Is Supported by the Evidence [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
02/01/2011 Should We Treat Moderately Elevated Triglycerides? No: Reducing Moderately Elevated Triglycerides Is Not Proven to Improve Patient Outcomes [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
11/01/2010 For Hyperlipidemia, Go Where the Evidence Takes You: Give a Statin and Nothing Else [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
11/01/2010 The Role of Nonstatin Therapy in Managing Hyperlipidemia [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
09/01/2010 Hyperlipidemia Treatment in Children: The Younger, the Better [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
09/01/2010 Screening for Hyperlipidemia in Children: Primum Non Nocere [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
02/15/2008 First-Line Therapies for Lowering Trigylceride Levels [Letters to the Editor]
03/15/2006 Statins in Primary Prevention: Uncertainty in Women, Elderly [Letters to the Editor]

Improving Practice

Patient Education, Self-Care

From FamilyDoctor.org

AAFP's Patient Education Resource

High Cholesterol
Congenital Heart Disease
Stroke

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