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.

Upcoming NLA meeting offers insights on lipid management

May 17, 2017
Cardiology Today will be onsite at National Lipid Association Scientific Session covering presentations on the hottest topics in lipidology. The…
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VIDEO: NLA, ACC come to consensus on non-statin therapy for CVD prevention

June 3, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — In this video, Carl E. Orringer, MD, FACC, FNLA, president of the National Lipid Association and associate professor of medicine…
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VIDEO: Smartphone applications show promise in medical practice

June 1, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — In this video from the National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions, John Higgins, MD, MBA, MPhil, discusses advancements in…
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VIDEO: NLA president highlights initiative to prevent obesity

May 27, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — In this video, Joyce Ross, MSN, CRNP, CLS, FNLA, president of the National Lipid Association, discusses a workshop providing…
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Many statin-naive patients benefit from adding ezetimibe to statin therapy

May 25, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — In patients recommended by guideline for statin therapy who had never before taken statins, ezetimibe was often needed in…
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Patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome at high risk for acute pancreatitis

May 24, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome, a rare lipid disorder, have an increased risk for acute pancreatitis…
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PCSK9 inhibitors benefit patients with residual LDL burden

May 24, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — A leading authority on PCSK9 inhibitors told the audience at the National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions that while the…
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Successful lipid-lowering drug development requires foundation in science, thorough research

May 23, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Lipid-lowering therapies face a number of challenges in getting FDA approval, but those with the strongest foundation in science…
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VIDEO: New NLA president outlines organization’s accomplishments, goals

May 23, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — In this video from the National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions, the newly elected president of the NLA, Joyce Ross, MSN
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VIDEO: Familial hypercholesterolemia presents ‘terrible paradox’

May 22, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — In this video, Joshua W. Knowles, MD, PhD, FAHA, FACC, assistant professor of cardiovascular medicine at Stanford University;…