James Underberg, MS, MD, FACPM, FASPC, FASH, FNLA
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
NYU School of Medicine & NYU Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic
New York, New York
This session will discuss the new 2018 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol, which allows for more personalized care for patients and marks a return to treating to specific LDL-C targets based on patient risk. The biggest changes to the guidelines will be discussed, including: more detailed risk assessments, and how to tailor initial statin therapy and subsequent dose adjustments to meet a given patient’s LDL-C lowering goal.