1. Primary Risk Prevention in the Elderly: Use Clinician-Patient Discussions, Not Automatic Statin Prescribing.

    The American Journal of Medicine 128(8):804 (2015) PMID 25820167

  2. Familial Hypercholesterolemia and the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guidelines: Myths, Oversimplification, and Misinterpretation Versus Facts.

    The American Journal of Cardiology 116(3):481 (2015) PMID 26043952

    Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a genetic condition resulting in severe, lifelong elevations in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and a marked increased risk of early-onset coronary disease. FH is treatable when identified, yet is vastly under-recognized and undertreated. Although the 20...
  3. A Systematic Review of the Usefulness of Statin Therapy in HIV-Infected Patients.

    The American Journal of Cardiology 115(12):1760 (2015) PMID 25907504

    HIV-infected patients have a greater prevalence of dyslipidemia, earlier incidence and progression of atherosclerosis, and a nearly twofold increased risk for myocardial infarction compared with those not infected with HIV. Pre-existing cardiovascular risk factors, viral replication, and antivir...
  4. Getting guidelines correct: their evidence-based recommendations for use of nonstatins added to statins and the need for follow-up lipid testing.

    Journal of the American College of Cardiology 65(18):2051 (2015) PMID 25953756

  5. COCATS 4 Task Force 2: Training in Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine.

    Journal of the American College of Cardiology 65(17):1754 (2015) PMID 25777651

  6. Cholesterol guidelines do not endorse "one size fits all": the strategy begins with a discussion.

    Journal of the American College of Cardiology 65(16):1640 (2015) PMID 25908068

  7. Lowering LDL cholesterol is good, but how and in whom?

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(16):1564 (2015) PMID 25773740

  8. Clinician-patient risk discussion for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease prevention: importance to implementation of the 2013 ACC/AHA Guidelines.

    Journal of the American College of Cardiology 65(13):1361 (2015) PMID 25835448

    Successful implementation of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association cholesterol guidelines hinges on a clear understanding of the clinician-patient risk discussion (CPRD). This is a dialogue between the clinician and patient about potential for atherosclerotic cardiov...
  9. Lifestyle Modification for Metabolic Syndrome: A Systematic Review

    The American Journal of Medicine 127(12):1242.e1 (2014)

    Background All 5 components of metabolic syndrome have been shown to improve with lifestyle and diet modification. New strategies for achieving adherence to meaningful lifestyle change are needed to optimize atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk reduction. We performed a system...
  10. Lifestyle modification for metabolic syndrome: a systematic review.

    The American Journal of Medicine 127(12):1242.e1 (2014) PMID 25004456

    All 5 components of metabolic syndrome have been shown to improve with lifestyle and diet modification. New strategies for achieving adherence to meaningful lifestyle change are needed to optimize atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk reduction. We performed a systematic literature review, based o...
  11. Lifestyle modification for metabolic syndrome: a systematic review.

    The American Journal of Medicine 127(12):1242.e1 (2014) PMID 25004456

    All 5 components of metabolic syndrome have been shown to improve with lifestyle and diet modification. New strategies for achieving adherence to meaningful lifestyle change are needed to optimize atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk reduction. We performed a systematic literature review, based o...
  12. Lifestyle modification for metabolic syndrome: a systematic review.

    The American Journal of Medicine 127(12):1242.e1 (2014) PMID 25004456

    All 5 components of metabolic syndrome have been shown to improve with lifestyle and diet modification. New strategies for achieving adherence to meaningful lifestyle change are needed to optimize atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk reduction. We performed a systematic literature review, based o...
  13. Addressing statin adverse effects in the clinic: the 5 Ms.

    Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Ther... 19(6):533 (2014) PMID 24770611

    With the release of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults, emphasis has been placed on using evidence-based intensity of therapy to reduce atheroscleroti...
  14. Addressing statin adverse effects in the clinic: the 5 Ms.

    Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Ther... 19(6):533 (2014) PMID 24770611

    With the release of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults, emphasis has been placed on using evidence-based intensity of therapy to reduce atheroscleroti...
  15. Clinician's guide to the updated ABCs of cardiovascular disease prevention.

    Journal of the American Heart Association Cardi... 3(5):e001098 (2014) PMID 25246448 PMCID PMC4323829

    To facilitate the guideline-based implementation of treatment recommendations in the ambulatory setting and to encourage participation in the multiple preventive health efforts that exist, we have organized several recent guideline updates into a simple ABCDEF approach. We would remind clinician...
  16. Clinician's guide to the updated ABCs of cardiovascular disease prevention.

    Journal of the American Heart Association Cardi... 3(5):e001098 (2014) PMID 25246448

    To facilitate the guideline-based implementation of treatment recommendations in the ambulatory setting and to encourage participation in the multiple preventive health efforts that exist, we have organized several recent guideline updates into a simple ABCDEF approach. We would remind clinician...
  17. Clinician's guide to the updated ABCs of cardiovascular disease prevention.

    Journal of the American Heart Association Cardi... 3(5):e001098 (2014) PMID 25246448 PMCID PMC4323829

    To facilitate the guideline-based implementation of treatment recommendations in the ambulatory setting and to encourage participation in the multiple preventive health efforts that exist, we have organized several recent guideline updates into a simple ABCDEF approach. We would remind clinician...
  18. Should family physicians follow the new ACC/AHA cholesterol treatment guideline? Yes: implementing the new ACC/AHA cholesterol guideline will improve cardiovascular Outcomes.

    American Family Physician 90(4):212 (2014) PMID 25250994

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  19. Should family physicians follow the new ACC/AHA cholesterol treatment guideline? Yes: implementing the new ACC/AHA cholesterol guideline will improve cardiovascular Outcomes.

    American Family Physician 90(4):212 (2014) PMID 25250994

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  20. 2013 ACC/AHA guideline on the treatment of blood cholesterol to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk in adults: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.

    Journal of the American College of Cardiology 63(25 Pt B):2889 (2014) PMID 24239923