The Lipid Clinic at North Carolina Heart & Vascular offers the services of clinical pharmacists specially trained in the area of lipids, with an expertise in medication management. They also provide other necessary information on heart-healthy eating habits, smoking cessation and exercise therapy. The primary focus of the Lipid Clinic is to reduce the risk of heart and vascular disease by helping patients reach their cholesterol goals. They work closely with your North Carolina Heart & Vascular cardiologist to develop a safe and effective plan to reach these goals. The North Carolina Heart & Vascular clinical pharmacists are:
A patient must be referred by a cardiologist at North Carolina Heart and Vascular and scheduled for a 30-minute appointment with the clinical pharmacist. To prepare for an appointment:
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