The website of the National Lipid Education Councilā has garnered two silver awards from the 2004 Fall/Winter World Wide Web (WWW) Health Awards Program. The awards for lipidhealth.org were given in the categories of Best Professional Website and Best Website for Patient Education Information.
Twice a year, a panel of international health information and internet experts judge entries based on accuracy, success in reaching the targeted audience, and overall quality. The awards program is organized by the Health Information Resource Center, a national clearinghouse for consumer-health information programs and materials.
Throughout the past several years, the NLEC website has been honored with numerous awards from several prestigious organizations. The physician-focused content on the importance of global risk reduction to prevent and manage coronary heart disease has been consistently noted for its timeliness and professionalism. The lipidhealth.org website offers a variety of CME activities on subjects most valuable to primary-care physicians and cardiologists who treat patients at risk for or with dyslipidemia and CHD