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Dr. Pat Consults: What to Make of Those New Cholesterol Guidelines?

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, MD and Timothy C. Dutta, MD, FACC
By Patricia Yarberry Allen, MD and Timothy C. Dutta, MD, FACC

Is the new risk calculator overestimating risk and putting more people on statins than necessary? Is it underestimating risk and not putting enough people at risk on statins? Is it putting the wrong patients on statins?

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