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.

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VIDEO: Alan S. Brown, MD, shares highlights from NLA 2019

May 25, 2019
MIAMI — In this video exclusive, Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA, FACC, FAHA, provides insight into major sessions from the National Lipid Association…
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CVD risk increased in monogenic familial hypercholesterolemia

May 24, 2019
MIAMI — Patients with monogenic familial hypercholesterolemia had a higher risk for CVD compared with those without the familial…
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Acculturation to Western lifestyle among ASCVD factors in South Asians

May 23, 2019
MIAMI — The adoption of culturally relevant dietary recommendations and lifestyle changes can play a role in the reduction of atherosclerotic…
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South Asians have an increased risk for CHD events, diabetes

May 23, 2019
MIAMI — Lipid abnormalities in South Asians may be related with CAD outcomes, diabetes and insulin resistance and may be associated with…
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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…

Meeting Calendar

National Lipid Association Scientific Session

May 16, 2019 - May 19, 2019