Treatment Algorithm

The recommendations emphasize the importance of treating low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in some individuals to lower goals than previously endorsed and support the measurement of coronary artery calcium scores and inflammatory markers

This algorithm for the comprehensive management of dyslipidemia and prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) complements the 2017 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists/American College of Endocrinology (AACE/ACE) Guidelines for Management of Dyslipidemia and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and provides clinicians with a practical guide that considers the whole patient, their spectrum of risks and complications, and evidence-based approaches to treatment.