Lipid Lowering

Our referral criteria for Lipid Lowering is as below:
 
  • Patients with persistent raised fasting cholesterol of >6mmol/l , LDL >3.5 mmol/l or TC/HDL ratio >4.5 who have not responded to advice from other members of the Primary Healthcare Team
  • Patients with a raised fasting triglyceride level > 2.0mmol/l
  • Patients with a 20% risk of CVD in 10 yrs using Framingham Risk Equation.

Information for coming to clinic

Your Dietitian will assess your medical history and discuss a personalised dietary treatment plan to help improve your cholesterol levels. Please bring a list of any medications that you are taking to your appointment . Any recent investigation results (including blood tests)/ medical letters may also be helpful

Fact sheets and useful links
 

Heart UK

How to get referred

If you are registered with a GP in Haringey, your GP must refer you. If you are registered with a GP in Islington, you can self-refer using the online form below or your GP can also refer you.
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