Cholesterol and lipid problems


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The cholesterol and lipid problems subcategory is also known as dyslipidaemia.

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For health professionals
13 Oct 2016 Find out which tests, treatments or procedures healthcare providers and consumers should question, as recommended by Australian medical colleges.
For health professionals
14 Mar 2016 The National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance (NVDPA) provides guidelines and a calculator for management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk.
22 Apr 2015
Recommendations from The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia about urinary tract infections, PSA testing, vitamin D deficiency screening, serum tumor marker tests and hyperlipidaemia.
22 Apr 2015
Recommendations from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) on treating hypertension or hyperlipidaemia, prescribing benzodiazepines, self-monitoring of blood glucose, proton pump inhibitor therapy and screening for vascular disease.
For health professionals (CPD activity)
27 May 2014 Address the cardiovascular risk of a 49-year old man who is concerned that he is at high risk of having a heart attack.
(Consumer publication)
31 Oct 2013 Recent media reports suggest statin medicines increase the risk of diabetes & memory loss in patients. However, research shows that the benefits of statins outweigh the risks & NPS is advising people to keep taking their statin medicines, unless their doctor says otherwise. Read more on the risks & benefits of statins here
30 Oct 2013 Cardiovascular disease includes heart attack, stroke and other blood vessel diseases. It is Australia's biggest killer — killing more than either cancer or road accidents.
For health professionals (Health professional publication)
17 Oct 2013 A new series delivering practical evidence-based solutions to challenging clinical problems
For health professionals (Health professional publication)
16 Sep 2013 For people under 75, starting treatment with statins should be based on their absolute CVD risk. Find out who needs a risk calculation, who is assumed to be at high risk of cardiovascular events and what the treatment recommendations are.
04 Apr 2011 Keeping ‘bad’ cholesterol at a low level in the blood is one of the best ways to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Subcategories and conditions of cholesterol and lipid problems