Lipid Luminations

Roles of Non-HDL Cholesterol in Risk Assessment and Treatment

September 15, 201416 min
Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA A paradigm shift in the management of lipid disorders has been witnessed of late based on evidence reviews by the AHA and the ACC. Where the clinical dogma once focused on targeting specific lipoproteins, clinicians are now trending toward using appropriate dosages of statins for lowering non-HDL cholesterol. What are the ramifications of this change in approach, and how does the NLA weigh in on recommendations for targets and goals? To address these and other questions, host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Kevin Maki, PhD, FNLA, CLS, Chief Science Officer for Midwest Center for Metabolic and Cardiovascular Research and Adjunct Faculty in Biostatistics and Applied Epidemiology at DePaul University, Chicago, IL.

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