What is your view of statin medicines?
For nearly a decade, many physicians and patients have lived by the mantra of driving down so-called "bad" cholesterol.
But under new guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiologists, a patient's low-density lipoprotein cholesterol doesn't matter as much.
Instead doctors are being urged to consider using cholesterol-lowering statins on more of their patients to prevent heart attacks and strokes -- a revised treatment plan that likely will place many more Minnesotans on drug therapy. (Read the rest of the story from MPR News reporter Lorna Benson)
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