Topic: Cholesterol - Primary Care
Tuesday, 27 February 2018
A recent study using data from the UK Paediatric Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Register shows that statin therapy reduces LDL cholesterol by 31% with no associated liver or muscle damage. Statin use in children is not associated with any reductions in growth rate and is safe in childhood, with no biochemical evidence of toxicity over a 2- to 3-year period.
Category: Evidence in Practice
Tuesday, 13 July 2021
Beverley Bostock takes us through the ABC of cardiovascular disease and what primary care need to know, covering the ABC of CVD – the ambition, AF diagnosis and DOACs, BP diagnosis and management, when and how to treat cholesterol and why heart failure is firmly back on the agenda.
Friday, 17 July 2020
Watch our new, free, bite-sized COVID-19 Need to Know webinars. Created to support primary care HCPs during these unprecedented times, giving much needed guidance around how to manage high-risk patients. Watch the webinar and take a look at the factsheet for our latest webinar today.