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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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…
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Price reductions of PCSK9 inhibitors contributed to greater cost-effectiveness

May 16, 2019
MIAMI — As a result of price reductions for PCSK9 inhibitors from late 2018 and early 2019, the treatment may be expected to be cost-effective…
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Menopause may play role in CVD risk in older women

June 23, 2018
LAS VEGAS — Menopause may play a significant role in the increased risk for CVD in older women, according to a presentation at the National…
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VIDEO: Similarities seen in PCSK9 inhibitor trials

May 26, 2018
LAS VEGAS — In this Cardiology Today video exclusive, Pamela B. Morris, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FNLA, director of the Seinsheimer…
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Insufficient sleep affects BP control in cardiometabolic syndrome

May 15, 2018
LAS VEGAS — Adequate sleep and a low-sodium, high-potassium diet are some of the many approaches recommended for BP lowering in patients with…