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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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We estimate the influence of climate change on the circulation pattern leading to December 2015 by computing the probability distributions of distances between SLP anomalies among all the December days in both NCEP and CESM and the closest day of December 2015 (Fig.
9% in RA females according to NCEP ATP III criteria which was significantly higher compared to the controls.
6 times) than the NCEP ATP III, and this may be owing to the lower cut-off points for WC and FPG.
Patients with high-risk CAC scores were much more likely to be allocated to statin therapy using the ACC/AHA guideline (85%) than the NCEP guideline (34%).
In addition, to facilitate comparison with other prevalence estimates, three prevailing definitions, revised NCEP ATP III, IDF, and CDS criteria, were applied.
The NCEP has so far issued 373 licenses for exhibitions and conferences in the Kingdom.
5] Nonstandard abbreviations: NCEP, National Cholesterol Education Program; ATP IV, Adult Treatment Panel IV; HDL-C, HDL cholesterol; LDL-C, LDL cholesterol; CAP, College of American Pathologists; ABL, accuracy-based survey for lipids and lipoproteins.
The NCEP considers people with no heart disease but with at least two heart disease risk factors (such as smoking, high blood pressure or obesity) to be at moderate to moderately high risk.
The NCEP Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines recommend treating high-risk patients to a target LDL of <100 mg/dL.
After a control period of 14 d, all subjects were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 dietary groups (all with 40 g protein): a National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Step 1 diet with protein from casein and nonfat dry milk (control), an NCEP Step 1 diet with protein from isolated soy protein containing moderate amounts of isoflavones (ISP56), or an NCEP Step 1 diet with protein from isolated soy protein containing high amounts of isoflavones (ISP90).
Based on mounting evidence that deaths from heart disease could be cut with aggressive treatment of high cholesterol, the NCEP guidelines spotlight elevated low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or "bad" cholesterol.
Diagnosis of MS was based on modified WHO criteria (microalbuminuria was excluded) (17), NCEP ATP III criteria (20), modified NCEPATP III criteria (18) and IDF criteria (17) (Table I).