Posts Tagged ‘lipid guideline’

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January 23rd, 2014

Prevention Guidelines in Practice: Vignette 2

This vignette is the second in our series “Making Sense of the New Prevention Guidelines — The View from Clinical Practice” A 45-year-old man sees you for cardiac risk assessment. His father died at age 42 from a myocardial infarction. He exercises regularly and feels he eats well. He does not smoke. His blood pressure is […]


December 11th, 2013

Inside The KDIGO Guideline On Lipid Management In Patients With CKD

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Recently the Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Lipid Management in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Guideline was published in Kidney International. Now a synopsis has appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Harlan Krumholz spoke with the co-chairman of the guideline, Marcello Tonelli. Krumholz: Like the new US Guidelines, the KDIGO Guideline abandons targets. Were you aware of the US Guidelines or did […]