Lawrence Phillips Contributor

Lawrence Phillips, MD, is a cardiologist at NYU Langone Health. Dr. Phillips is the assistant professor of the Department of Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, the assistant clinical director for strategic affairs at Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology, the director of the Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory, the medical director for Outpatient Clinical Cardiology, and the associate director of the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program.

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Diabetes + High Cholesterol: The Link and How to Manage It

Good control of your diabetes can help keep your heart safe.

How to Stick to Your Cholesterol-Lowering Treatment Plan

With the right mindset and tools, lasting lifestyle change is possible.

Heart Complications Caused by Untreated Kidney Disease

“If you're able to catch them early, there are many things that we can do to modify the risk.”

How Is Chronic Kidney Disease Treated to Prevent Heart Complications?

For starters, your blood pressure will play a big role.

Cholesterol-Lowering Treatment Options That Aren’t Statins

If you’re not reaching your targets with statins alone, these medicines may help.

How to Lower Your Risk of Kidney Failure and Heart Damage

Get the tools for keeping your heart + kidneys healthy.

How Second-Line Statins Slow ASCVD Progression

Untreated, atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease can have serious consequences.

Chronic Kidney Disease + Your Heart: What’s the Connection?

“The most common cause of chronic kidney disease is high blood pressure.”

Atherosclerosis vs. Arteriosclerosis: What’s the Difference?

When discussing risk, these terms are often used interchangeably.

Risk Factors for Atherosclerosis, or Hardening of the Arteries

Knowing your personal risk can help you make changes that may help

Second-Line Statins for High Cholesterol: What to Know

Don’t assume it is the same as your first statin.