Category Archives: Dyslipidemia

Dyslipidemia 1: CCS 2012 Guideline

We covered the key points on risk stratification and treatment targets from the 2012 CCS guideline on dyslipidemia. We also briefly highlighted cardiovascular age and secondary causes of dyslipidemia. Below are a few useful links:

2012 Update of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dyslipidemia for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in the Adult:

http://www.onlinecjc.ca/article/S0828-282X(12)01510-3

Framingham Risk Score worksheet, and cardiovascular age conversion chart:

http://www.ccsguidelineprograms.ca/images/stories/Dyslipidemia_Program/Tools_Resources/FRSworksheets/Lipids_EN_FRS_worksheet_v2.pdf

Dr. McCormack’s graphical FRS tool:

http://bestsciencemedicine.com/chd/calc2.html