Key Achievements of LAI since June 2012
  • National Summit on Heart failure, Hypertension and Acute coronary syndrome in 2013 at New Delhi
  • National Summits on Lipids: Organized at New Delhi (2012), Chennai (2013), Bhubaneswar (2014), Kaziranga (2015) and Jaipur (2016).
  • Annual International Summits on Lipids at New Delhi since 2014.
  • South East Asian Summit on Lipids at New Delhi in 2017.
  • Educational activities: at Leh-Ladakh (2015), Pune (2015), Chennai (2015), Srinagar (2015) & Thimpu, Bhutan (2016).
  • C.M.Es: More than 100 CMEs have been conducted all over India in since 2012.
  • Lipidologist Programme at New Delhi, Mumbai Lucknow & Kolkata in 2013
  • Annual Lipid Certification Course endorsed by International Atherosclerosis Society(IAS) since 2014. We were the national organization in South Asia to start this course. Qualified candidates attain competency in treating all challenging cases of dyslipidemia.
  • Community programmes
  • Public lectures at various cities of India
  • Screening of 2502 adolescents in Delhi-National Capital Region in 35 free lipid screening camps
  • Initiated first ever Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Registry in India to detect and treat FH cases.
  • Original LAI publications
    1. Prevalence of Dyslipidemia in 2502 school children in age of 14 to 18 years. Abstract published in Journal of American college cardiology (JACC) in year 2013.
    2. Published Expert Consensus Statement on Recommendation in Management of Dyslipidemia in Indian Patients in March 2016 in Journal of Physicians of India (JAPI).
    3. Published Expert Consensus on Recommendation in Management of Dyslipidemia in special population (Part 2) in December 2017 in Journal of Clinical Lipidology.
    4. Expert consensus Statement on Recommendations in Management of Dyslipidemia in Indian patients (Part 3), sent for Publication.
    5. Paper titled “Proposed Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Goals for Secondary Prevention in India with focus on PCSK9 inhibitor monoclonal antibodies” Expert Consensus Statement from Lipid Association of India. Accepted for publication.
  • Association with Professional bodies
    1. Indian Medical Association (IMA), India
    2. National Lipid Association (NLA), USA.
    3. Cardiology Society of India (CSI), (India)
    4. International Atherosclerosis Society (IAS), USA.
    5. Asian-Pacific Society of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Diseases (APSAVD), Australia
    6. International Lipid Expert Panel (ILEP). EU
  • LAI at International Conferences/Symposium
    1. Oral Presentation study entitled Prevalence of Dyslipidaemia in Indian Adolescents in 29th Annual Conference of HEART held in UK on September 2015.
    2. Poster presentation, entitled Large epidemiologic study in school going children to study prevalence of dyslipidemia, in annual conference of American College of Cardiology, held in San Diego, CA, USA (3/2017)
    3. Oral presentation, Expert Consensus statement on Management of Dyslipidaemia in Indians in symposium organized by International Atherosclerosis Society at St. Petersburg, Russia to mark Antischkhov Days 2nd June, 2016,
    4. Oral presentation Lipid Expert Consensus statement on management of Dyslipidaemia in Indians in conference Lipids- 2016 held at Orlando, Florida USA:
    5. Dr Raman Puri represented LAI at National Lipid Association, Scientific sessions 2018 at Las Vegas, USA.
    6. Dr. Raman Puri represented LAI at Meet & Share Forum at the World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health 2018 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai, UAE on 6th and 7th December 2018.
    7. Dr. Raman Puri represented LAI in discussion session at Scientific Sessions 2019, National Lipid Association (NLA) in Miami Florida in May 2019.
    8. Association in Preventive Cardiovascular disease conference in collaboration with Royal free London (NHS) at London UK on June 1st, 2019.
    9. Presentation on Management of dyslipidemia in South Asian Population. At South East Asia Diabetes Foundation Conference (SEADEF-CON 2019) Dhaka (Bangladesh) in October 2019.
    10. Global Impact Familial Hypercholesterolemia: LAI was represented in the Global Call to Action represented in October 2019 at Atlanta, USA
  • Sports activities:

    For the first time in the world, LAI utilized popular Indian sport of Cricket to spread awareness among all specialties of medicine regarding association of dyslipidemia and coronary artery disease.

    1. Run for Heart November 2013.
    2. Run for Heart September 28th, 2014.
    3. 1st LAI Healthy Heart Interbranch DMA (Delhi Medical Association) cricket tournament on 1st April 2018 at Siri Fort Sports Complex, Delhi.
    4. 1st LAI All India Healthy Heart Medicos Cricket tournament at Delhi on 23rd and 24th December 2018 Delhi.
    5. 2nd LAI All India Healthy Heart Medicos Cricket tournament at Delhi scheduled on 20th, 21st & 22nd December 2019
    6. A proposal has been submitted to Govt Of India with recommendations for reducing heart disease in India.