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HEART UK Statements of Care and other guidelines and policies

HEART UK Statements of Care

As a specialist charity in cholesterol and other blood fat conditions, the HEART UK Medical, Scientific and Research Committee have produced Statements of Care to help inform best practice

We would like to thank everyone involved for their time and dedication to improving the lives of patients.

Other guidelines and policies 

Northern England Evaluation & Lipid Intensification Guideline. Updated February 2022

2019 ESC/EAS Guidelines for the management of dyslipidaemias: lipid modification to reduce cardiovascular risk: The Task Force for the management of dyslipidaemias of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS). 
Source: ESC and EAS

Low density lipoproteins cause atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. 1. Evidence from genetic, epidemiologic and clinical studies.  A consensus statement from the European Atherosclerosis Society Panel
Source: European Heart Journal 

Joint British Societies for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease (2014) Joint British Societies’ consensus recommendations for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (JBS3) 
Source: JBS3

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2014) Cardiovascular disease: risk assessment and reduction, including lipid modification
Source: NICE

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) Risk estimation and the prevention of cardiovascular disease
Source: SIGN

Public Health England (2014) Adult obesity and type 2 diabetes
Source: PHE

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