Treatment of elevated cholesterol.

  title={Treatment of elevated cholesterol.},
  author={Benjamin M. Scirica and Christopher Paul Cannon},
  volume={111 21},
As we age, cholesterol builds up in the arteries of the heart and neck, placing us at risk for heart attacks, strokes, and premature death. Treatment that lowers cholesterol in the blood has therefore become the cornerstone of prevention of future heart attack, stroke, and death, both in persons who definitely have heart disease and in those who are at risk of developing it in the future. Evidence suggests that millions of people who could benefit from cholesterollowering medicines are… CONTINUE READING


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