Most patients with ASCVD need more frequent LDL-C testing1

Frequently testing your patients’ LDL-C is essential to identifying their risk status and
evaluating treatment effectiveness. LDL-C testing may be particularly important after any
change in lipid-lowering therapy.2

Less than 25% of patients at very high risk have their LDL-C tested within 1 year of a heart attack1

LDL-C testing rates in patients at very high risk following their most recent heart attack1

Retrospective study using the IQVIA (Longitudinal Access and Adjudication data; LAAD) database of patients with ASCVD at very high risk who had a heart attack (January 2018 to December 2022).

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The 2018 AHA/ACC Multisociety cholesterol treatment guidelines recommend2,3

Lipid measurement 4-12 weeks after any change in lipid-lowering therapy*

Repeated every 3-12 months as clinically indicated.

*To assess adherence and response to changes in lifestyle, statin, or nonstatin therapy.


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References: 1. Data on file; Amgen [CV population]; 2023. 2. Lloyd-Jones DM, Morris PB, Ballantyne CM, et al. 2022 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on the role of nonstatin therapies for LDL-cholesterol lowering in the management of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk: a report of the American College of Cardiology Solution Set Oversight Committee. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022;80:1366-1418. 3. Grundy SM, Stone NJ, Bailey AL, et al. 2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/ASPC/NLA/PCNA guideline on the management of blood cholesterol: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018;73:e285-e350.