Cholesterol Management Clinical Practice Guidelines in US
Recommendations on management of blood cholesterol were released in November 2018 by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association have been published.
Thousands of heart attacks and deaths could be prevented by patients taking higher doses of statins
Thousands of heart attacks and deaths from cardiovascular disease could be prevented by patients taking higher doses of statins and taking the drugs as advised by doctors.
Photos from the FCS Day of Action
FCS Day of Action 5th December 2018
REDUCE-IT: 25% Reduction in MACE With High-Dose EPA
High doses (4-g daily) of the omega-3 oil eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) have shown a large benefit on cardiovascular events in the randomized, double-blind REDUCE-IT trial.
Photographs from the Parliamentary launch of HEART UK's State of the Nation report 24th Oct 2018
State of the Nation report launch
The recommendations within HEART UK’s ‘State of the Nation’ report are important calls to action for a wide-variety of stakeholders, from those working at the highest levels of Government making decisions on NHS strategy to those managing public health within local authorities.
15th Northwest Diabetes, Endocrinology and Cardiovascular Update
Managing hypertension for general practitioners and physicians - Professor Anthony Heagert, University of Manchester
Chronic kidney disease - Professor Philip Kaira, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
An update on management of hyperlipidaemia: what to do and what not to do - Dr Handrean Soran, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Managing cardiovascular risk in patients with diabetes: is there a role for glucose lowering agents? - Dr Naveed Younis, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
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Donate while you shop this Christmas
Get Christmas all wrapped up and donate to HEART UK at the same time! With easyfundraising you can collect free donations every time you shop online!
The Vitality Big Half
Calling all runners and lace up your running shoes! We still have a few places left for the Big Half Marathon on Sunday March 10.
National Cholesterol Month
National Cholesterol Month was a terrific month! Our 100 mile Great Cholesterol Challenge was really popular and got people out and about, moving more and fundraising! The challenge remains open until the end of November so there’s still time to finish your miles and get your fundraising in!
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