National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions

Healio brings you the highlights from the National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from NLA, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

Components of Mediterranean diet can be individualized for goal attainment

May 20, 2019
MIAMI — The benefits of a Mediterranean diet have been shown in numerous studies, but more work must be done for patients to adopt it…
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Nontraditional risk factors beneficial in CVD screening for South Asians in US

May 20, 2019
MIAMI — Utilization of risk factors including ethnicity, coronary artery calcium scores, lipoprotein(a) levels and family history should be…
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Genetic testing may offer diagnostic advantage at lipid clinics

May 20, 2019
MIAMI — Genetic testing can benefit health care providers who treat patients at lipid clinics, especially for the diagnosis of conditions such…
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Healthy dietary changes in South Asian adults may reduce CVD risk

May 19, 2019
MIAMI — The preparation of foods common in South Asian cuisines can increase the risk for CVD, but early action and substituting for healthier…
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Seven-point genetic testing may identify more patients with FH

May 18, 2019
MIAMI — Adding four more genes to traditional genetic testing may identify more patients with familial hypercholesterolemia, which may be…
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Bempedoic acid with PCSK9 inhibitor safely reduces lipids

May 18, 2019
MIAMI — Significant additional lipid lowering occurred during a 2-month period in patients assigned bempedoic acid in addition to a PCSK9…
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ORION-3: Inclisiran safely reduces LDL by more than 50%

May 18, 2019
MIAMI — Inclisiran injections administered twice per year safely reduced LDL by at least 50% out to 3 years, according to a late-breaking…
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NLA: Lp(a) can help assess ASCVD risk in several patient populations

May 17, 2019
MIAMI — A statement from the National Lipid Association focused on the standardization of lipoprotein(a) measurement, in addition to measuring…
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Collaboration, patient-centered care critical to CVD treatment

May 17, 2019
MIAMI — Strong collaboration and patient-centered focus are among the essential take-home messages for physicians in the prevention and…
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Exercise should be emphasized in patients with dyslipidemia

May 17, 2019
MIAMI — Given all of the recent guidelines on physical activity and CVD prevention, health care providers should focus on recommending exercise…

Meeting Calendar

National Lipid Association Scientific Session

May 16, 2019 - May 19, 2019