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Cardiology Management

Study: Low Statin Use in Patients with High LDC-C Levels

2017 09 Jan

Treatment with statins is recommended for all adults 21 years or older with an elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) level of 190 mg/dL or greater. However, a new study published in JAMA Cardiology shows low statin prescription rates even for patients in their 30s and 40s who have severe elevations in LDL-C levels. See Also... Read more