Lipid Management Toolkit

Optimizing Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in High-Risk Patients Through Lipid Management


American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology guidelines for management of dyslipidemia and prevention of cardiovascular disease

National Lipid Association recommendations for patient-centered management of dyslipidemia: Part 1- executive summary

2013 ACC/AHA guideline on the treatment of blood cholesterol to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk in adults: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines

2016 ACC expert consensus decision pathway on the role of non-statin therapies for LDL-cholesterol lowering in the management of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk: A report of the American College of Cardiology Task Force on Clinical Expert Consensus Documents

Update on the use of PCSK9 inhibitors in adults: Recommendations from an Expert Panel of the National Lipid Association


Physician Resources

American College of Cardiology:LDL: Address the Risk

American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association: Heart Risk Calculator

American Heart Association: My Life Check- Life’s Simple 7

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: Assessing Cardiovascular Risk: Systematic Evidence Review from the Risk Assessment Work Group

National Lipid Association: Clinical Lipidology Resource Center

National Lipid Association: Self-Assessment Program


Patient Resources

American College of Cardiology: CardioSmart

American Heart Association: Cholesterol

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Cholesterol

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: High Cholesterol Education Materials for Patients

FH Foundation: About FH

National Human Genome Research Institute: Learning About Familial Hypercholesterolemia

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: Resources for the Public

PatientsLikeMe: High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)

Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association: Cholesterol

Peter Howard Jones

Peter Howard Jones, MD, FACP, FNLA
Medical Director
Weight Management Center
Houston Methodist Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

Joseph J. Saseen, PharmD, CLS, FNLA
Professor and Vice Chair Department of Clinical Pharmacy
Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, Colorado