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Prevention of vascular and metabolic disease
Adults should have their blood lipids (a fasting sample should be used when assessing elevated triglycerides [TG])50 assessed every five years starting at 45 years of age (A for males, C for females). Lipid levels should be interpreted in the context of an absolute CVD risk assessment after 45 years of age (35 years of age for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; B). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults should have lipid tests performed every five years from 35 years of age (B).
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Appendix 13A - The 3 Incontinence Questions 3IQ (PDF 0.04 MB)
Appendix 2A - Family history screening questionnaire (PDF 0.03 MB)
Appendix 2B -Dutch Lipid Clinic Network Criteria for making a diagnosis of familial hypercholestrolaemia in adults (PDF 0.04 MB)
Appendix 3A - 'Red-flag' early intervention referral guide (PDF 0.37 MB)
Appendix 8A - Australian cardiovascular disease risk charts (PDF 0.47 MB)
Lifecycle charts (PDF 0.08 MB)
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