NPC Archive Item: MeReC Bulletin on lipid modification now published

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This MeReC Bulletin summarises the NICE guidance on lipid modification and addresses some important supplementary clinical questions.

The most recent MeReC Bulletin: Lipid-modifying treatment (Vol. 19, No. 3) is now available. This is can be read online, and a print-friendly version (pdf) can also be downloaded. Note that we are no longer distributing paper copies of MeReC Bulletins.

The Bulletin:

  • addresses the similarities and differences between NICE guidance for people with and without type 2 diabetes
  • provides clarification on NICE’s recommendations regarding thresholds for intensifying treatment
  • discusses the evidence base for high-intensity statins, for rosuvastatin and for ezetimibe▼, the reliability of single cholesterol measurements, and the side effects of statins.

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