Do Not Do Recommendation

 

 Before starting lipid modification therapy for the primary prevention of CVD, take at least 1 lipid sample to measure a full lipid profile.  A fasting sample is not needed.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:

 Before starting lipid modification therapy for the primary prevention of CVD, take at least 1 lipid sample to measure a full lipid profile.  A fasting sample is not needed.

Interventions:
fasting sample before lipid modification therapy

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Cardiovascular disease: risk assessment and reduction, including lipid modification (CG181)
Published date:
December 2016
Paragraph number:
1.3.4
Page number:
17

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