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NLA Nutrition Workgroup Comments on the Dietary Cholesterol News Reports

Recently, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has re-evaluated its longstanding guidance about the avoidance of high-cholesterol foods, and has compiled a draft report that states cholesterol is no longer a nutrient of concern. This updated guidance is expected to be … Continue reading

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The FNLA is partnering with other organizations, Regeneron and Sanofi in Cholesterol Counts Awareness Campaign

Cholesterol Counts is an awareness program that will capture the levels of cholesterol and cholesterol knowledge across the country. By taking the brief Cholesterol Counts Poll and getting counted, you can help inform Americans that there is more they can … Continue reading

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Reduce Your Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

To coincide with the release of the NLA’s Recommendations for Patient-Centered Management of Dyslipidemia, the NLA created an infographic detailing how to reduce your risk for heart attack and stroke. To view this infographic, click here. Disclosure The NLA would … Continue reading

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PDF – Reduce Your Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Reduce Your Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

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What’s Your Number?

Triglyceride Tear Sheet

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The National Lipid Association Recommendations for Patient-Centered Management of Dyslipidemia

If you are a patient being treated for dyslipidemia, you already know a little bit about cholesterol issues and how they can affect your health. Recently, the NLA has released the ‘National Lipid Association Recommendations for Patient-Centered Management of Dyslipidemia.’ … Continue reading

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The USAGE survey (Understanding Statin use in America and Gaps in Education) was conducted in 2011 and is the largest known cholesterol survey in the United States, with more than 10,100 participants. The USAGE survey provided a detailed picture of … Continue reading

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Tom and Jack Howaniec

Tom and Jack Howaniec Ages: 51 and 8 From: Auburn, ME Barbara Howaniec knew her husband Tom had been diagnosed with the genetic condition familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) when they got married. In fact, Tom had been trying to manage his … Continue reading

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Katherine Wilemon

Florida On a perfect day in southern California, Katherine Wilemon was gardening when she was bitten by a spider. She had always had a fear of spiders, and she experienced a surge of blood pressure. When she calmed down, she … Continue reading

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Learn Your Lipids

Lipid is a medical term for fat found in the bloodstream. There are different types of lipids, some good and some bad. The two major types of lipids are cholesterol and triglycerides. Cholesterol Cholesterol is a waxy substance that provides … Continue reading

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