ACC/AHA lipid guidelines: Personalized care to prevent cardiovascular disease

Cara Reiter-Brennan, Albert D. Osei, S. M.Iftekhar Uddin, Olusola A. Orimoloye, Olufunmilayo H. Obisesan, Mohammadhassan Mirbolouk, Michael J. Blaha, Omar Dzaye

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The 2018 and 2019 guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association reflect the complexity of individualized cholesterol management. The documents address more detailed risk assessment, newer nonstatin cholesterol-lowering drugs, special attention to patient subgroups, and consideration of the value of therapy, all with the aim of creating personalized treatment plans for each patient. Overall, the guidelines recommend shared decision-making to meet the individual needs of each patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)231-239
Number of pages9
JournalCleveland Clinic journal of medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 2020


  • Emphasize a heart-healthy lifestyle for all patients across their life span

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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