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Mayo Clinic Task Force Challenges Some Recommendations in Updated Cholesterol Treatment Guideline

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSU9SROVeZY&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 A Mayo Clinic task force challenges some recommendations in the updated guideline for cholesterol treatment unveiled by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) in 2013. The task force concludes, based on current evidence, that not all patients encouraged to take cholesterol-lowering medications, such as [...]

Created by Traci Klein

¿Toma estatinas para bajar el colesterol? Nuevas pautas ofrecen oportunidad de discutir las alternativas con el médico

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 4 de febrero de 2014 — Los médicos clínicos y los pacientes deben decidir conjuntamente cuál tratamiento personal elegir en base a las nuevas pautas para prevenir la enfermedad cardiovascular, dice el comentario de tres médicos de Mayo Clinic publicado esta semana en la Revista de la [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

Taking Statins to Lower Cholesterol? New Guidelines Provide Opportunity to Discuss Options with Your Doctor

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 4, 2014 — Clinicians and patients should use shared decision-making to select individualized treatments based on the new guidelines to prevent cardiovascular disease, according to a commentary by three Mayo Clinic physicians published in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrtbNWvRnO4 Journalists:  Sound bites with [...]

Created by Shelly Plutowski