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The Management of Dyslipidemia for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction (Lipids) (2014)

LIPIDS guideline imageThe guideline describes the critical decision points in the Management of Dyslipidemia (LIPIDS) and provides clear and comprehensive evidence based recommendations incorporating current information and practices for practitioners throughout the DoD and VA Health Care systems. The guideline is intended to improve patient outcomes and local management of patients with dyslipidemia.

Disclaimer:This Clinical Practice Guideline is intended for use only as a tool to assist a clinician/healthcare professional and should not be used to replace clinical judgment.

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The guideline is formatted as one algorithm.
Questions about the LIPIDS Guideline
LIPIDS Full Guideline (2014)
LIPIDS Provider Summary (2014)
LIPIDS Patient Summary (2014)
LIPIDS Pocket Card (2014)
LIPIDS FAQs (2014)
Lipids & CVD Risk Poster
Lipids "Know Your Risk" Poster
Annals of Internal Medicine: 5 April 2016
American Family Physicians; 1 January 2016
Annals of Internal Medicine: 18 Aug 2015
U.S. Medicine; August 2015
March 2015 Webinar: VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Dyslipidemia for CV Risk Reduction
September 2015 Webinar: VA/DoD Management of Dyslipidemia for Cardiovasular (CV) Risk Reduction Guideline and How it Differs from the ACC/AHA
Hypertension (HTN)
Obesity and Overweight (OBE)