Management of Dyslipidaemia in Primary Care

Professor Jim Mann, Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago has compiled guidance on the management of dyslipidaemia in primary care as this is frequently raised in terms of the complexity involved in assessment and management of lipids.


The paper outlines four conditions and considerations for each of the following:

  • Secondary hyperlipidaemia
  • Familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH)
  • Severe hypertriglyceridaemia
  • Metabolic syndrome.