Video Series: 2018 Cholesterol Guideline

This cholesterol video series is a companion resource for the 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol. View individual videos below or the full playlist on the Science News YouTube Channel.

View the full Science News coverage and other resources for the 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol

New Approaches to Cardiovascular Risk Assessment

Donna Arnett, PhD, interviews Don Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM about new developments in the science of cardiovascular risk assessment informing the 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol.

Managing Blood Cholesterol Levels in Children 

Sidney C. Smith, Jr., MD, past president of the American Heart Association, interviews Sarah de Ferranti, MD, MPH about what the new guideline suggests for the treatment of children with high cholesterol.

Managing Patients with High LDL Cholesterol or Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Sidney C. Smith, Jr. MD interviews Carl Orringer, MD about what the new guideline recommends for the treatment of patients with high LDL cholesterol or familial hypercholesterolemia.

Managing Blood Cholesterol for Secondary Prevention Patients 

Sidney C. Smith, Jr., MD interviews Salim Virani, MD about the new recommendations for managing blood cholesterol in secondary prevention patients.

Managing Blood Cholesterol Levels in Women

Sidney C. Smith, Jr., MD interviews Lynne Braun, PhD, CNP about what the 2018 Guideline for the Management of Blood Cholesterol recommends as optimal treatment for women.

The Role of Risk Assessment in Managing Blood Cholesterol Levels for Primary Prevention

Sidney C. Smith, Jr, MD interviews Neil J. Stone, MD about the important new risk assessment approaches for the proper management of blood cholesterol levels for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.

Are you at risk of cardiovascular disease?

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology are excited to provide a series of cardiovascular prevention guidelines for the assessment of cardiovascular risk.