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ATP III

Adult Treatment Panel III. A brief overview of the National Cholesterol Education Program’s (NCEP) updated clinical guidelines for detecting, evaluating, and treating high cholesterol in adults.
Summary ATP III recommends that all adults above age 20 should get a fasting baseline lipoprotein profile every 5 years.
Rationale The profile is a parameter which, like diabetes, hypertension and other “traditional” heart disease risk factors, serves as a basis for determining the intensity of risk-reducing interventions.

NCEP

National Cholesterol Education Program
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The study has demonstrated a consistently higher non-HDL-c against LDL-c as per both NCEP and IDF criteria.
An analysis of the SLP distances between those observed during December 2015 and CESM simulations indicates that they are not statistically different from the NCEP reanalysis (Fig.
In this study, we attempt to implement the well-documented soil moisture data assimilation approach in the NCEP GFS as we prepare for the future use of the global soil moisture data products from NASA's SMAP mission.
Sigdel et al., "Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Nepalese type 2 diabetic patients according to WHO, NCEP ATP III, IDF and Harmonized criteria," Journal of Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders, vol.
National Coordinator NACTA informed that academics remained an integral part of formulation of NCEP, saying NACTA was already engaged with Higher Education Commission (HEC) and academic institutions for engaging and enlisting views of students and faculty regarding ways to build a more peaceful and tolerant environment.
The global prevalence of the syndrome was found to be 26.2% and 42.6% by the NCEP ATP III and IDF criteria, respectively.
As expected, many more participants were eligible for statins according to the ACC/AHA guideline (39%), compared with the NCEP guideline (14%).
In addition, to facilitate comparison with other prevalence estimates, three prevailing definitions, revised NCEP ATP III, IDF, and CDS criteria, were applied.
The NCEP's Supervising Committee had its seventh meeting on Monday (February 23), when it also evaluated he organisation's performance in 2014 and addressed its plans for this year.
Commenting on the first such meet of the professional societies in the Kingdom, Tariq Abdul Rahman Al-Eisa, NCEP executive director, said: "The main objective of organizing the Saudi Societies Day is to develop capabilities of business heads, chief executives and officials working in the management of professional, scientific and medical societies in the Kingdom, so as to acquire the ability to organize distinctive meetings and conferences as well as enable them to build partnerships with their counterparts in the international societies.
In 1985, the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) was launched by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health.