• Topic

    Hyperlipidemia

    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 two years is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.
    Categories
    Treatment
    Apr 15, 2021 Dyslipidemia Management for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: Guidelines from the VA/DoD [Practice Guidelines]   CME   Alg
    Mar 15, 2021 Bempedoic Acid (Nexletol) for the Treatment of Hyperlipidemia and Familial Hypercholesterolemia [STEPS]
    Jan 15, 2021 Icosapent Ethyl (Vascepa) for Hyperlipidemia/Hypercholesterolemia to Reduce Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke [STEPS]
    Sep 15, 2020 Management of Hypertriglyceridemia: Common Questions and Answers   Alg
    Dec 15, 2019 Overuse of Statins in Older Adults [Lown Right Care]
    May 01, 2019 Cholesterol Management: ACC/AHA Updates Guideline [Practice Guidelines]
    Apr 01, 2018 Use of Niacin for Primary or Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular or Cerebrovascular Events [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Jan 15, 2017 Hyperlipidemia: Drugs for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Adults   Alg
    Nov 15, 2016 Evolocumab (Repatha) for the Treatment of Hyperlipidemia [STEPS]
    Feb 15, 2014 Fish Oil for Treatment of Dyslipidemia [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Jul 15, 2013 Endocrine Society Releases Guidelines on Diagnosis and Management of Hypertriglyceridemia [Practice Guidelines]
    May 15, 2011 Primary Prevention of CVD: Treating Dyslipidemia [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    Jan 01, 2010 Statins for Non-Dialysis Chronic Kidney Disease [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Mar 01, 2008 AHA Publishes Statement on Drug Therapy for Lipid Abnormalities in Children and Adolescents [Practice Guidelines]   Alg
    Oct 01, 2007 Best Alternatives to Statins for Treating Hyperlipidemia [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Editorials and Letters
    Apr 15, 2021 Key Recommendations on Managing Dyslipidemia for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction: Stopping Where the Evidence Does [Editorials]   FREE
    Jan 15, 2017 The Cholesterol Dilemma: Treating the Risk or Treating to LDL-C Goal? [Editorials]
    Nov 01, 2010 The Role of Nonstatin Therapy in Managing Hyperlipidemia [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
    Nov 01, 2010 For Hyperlipidemia, Go Where the Evidence Takes You: Give a Statin and Nothing Else [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
    Sep 01, 2010 Hyperlipidemia Treatment in Children: The Younger, the Better [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
    Sep 01, 2010 Screening for Hyperlipidemia in Children: Primum Non Nocere [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
    Mar 15, 2006 Statins in Primary Prevention: Uncertainty in Women, Elderly [Letters to the Editor]
    Prevention
    Dec 15, 2017 Statin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults [Putting Prevention Into Practice]   Tool
    Nov 01, 2017 Statins in Persons at Low Risk of Cardiovascular Disease [Medicine by the Numbers]
    Jan 15, 2017 Statin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Oct 01, 2011 Statins for Primary Cardiovascular Prevention [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Screening and Diagnosis
    Oct 15, 2017 Screening for Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents [Putting Prevention Into Practice]   Tool
    Dec 15, 2016 Screening for Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Oct 15, 2012 NHLBI Expert Panel Releases Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children [Practice Guidelines]
    Dec 01, 2009 Screening for Lipid Disorders in Adults: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Feb 01, 2007 Which Lipoprotein Measurements Are Clinically Useful? [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]

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